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About the MH17 trial

The Netherlands, Malaysia, Australia, Belgium and Ukraine are working together to conduct the international criminal investigation of the cause of the crash of flight MH17 and those thought to be responsible. On the basis of the criminal investigation the Dutch Public Prosecution Service (OM) took the decision on 19 June 2019 to prosecute the suspects.

Overview court days & replay live stream 2021

Overview reserved court days 2021 and links to the summary of the Day in Court & replay live stream.

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Overview court days & replay live stream 2020

Overview court days 2020 and links to the summary of the Day in Court & replay live stream.

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The Dutch legal system

The MH17 trial is a criminal case conducted in the Netherlands under Dutch law. In Dutch criminal proceedings, all the parties involved – judges, the Public Prosecution Service, defendants and their lawyers, and sometimes the victim or relatives of victims and their lawyers, witnesses and experts – have different roles to play.

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Frequently asked questions

The District Court of The Hague answers the frequently asked questions of interested parties, relatives of the victims and press about the MH17 trial.

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