The hearings in the MH17 trial will take place at the Schiphol Judicial Complex (JCS) in Badhoevedorp. Relatives of the victims, interested parties and media have the following possibilities to be present in the JCS.

Relatives of the victims

There is a separate procedure for relatives of the victims who wish to attend the proceedings. There is not enough space in the courtroom for all the relatives of the victims. Consideration is being given to the best way to allocate the space available to the relatives of the victims. If you would like to exercise your right to address the court at the time designated for this purpose, space will be made available for you in the courtroom.

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Interested parties

If you are interested in the case, it will be possible to watch the trial on a big screen set up in a designated viewing room in the Schiphol Judicial Complex (JCS).

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There will be a limited number of places in the courtroom for members of the media. It will be impossible to accommodate all interested journalists. The District Court of The Hague will therefore be showing live coverage of the proceedings in the press centre.

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About the Schiphol Judicial Complex (JCS)

Schiphol Judicial Complex (JCS) is a complex of buildings in Badhoevedorp used by a number of different organisations within the justice and immigration system.

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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 attending and the live stream of hearings in the MH17 trial and other subjects such as the trial, the suspects and relatives of the victims.

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