The District Court of The Hague has reserved periods for the MH17 trial at the Schiphol Judicial Complex (JCS). The court has reserved these periods in order to ensure there will be space available to conduct hearings in the MH17 trial. 

It is not yet known whether the court will sit every day. Circumstances may require that hearings be shortened, re-scheduled, suspended or even cancelled.

Court days 2020 and 2021

2020

Reserved days in court Realized days in court Extra information
HEARING BLOCK I    

9 March to 13 March 2020

hearings on 9 and 10 March

 

23 March to 27 March 2020

hearing on 23 March

 

HEARING BLOCK II    

8 June to 12 June 2020

hearings on 8, 9 and 10 June

resume on 22 June

15 June to 19 June 2020

no hearings

 

22 June to 26 June 2020

hearings on 22, 23 and 26 June

resume on 3 July

1 July to 3 July 2020

hearing on 3 July

resume on 31 August

HEARING BLOCK III - A    

31 August to 4 September 2020

hearing on 31 August

resume on 28 September 10:00 a.m.

7 September to 11 September 2020

no hearings

resume on 28 September 10:00 a.m.

HEARING BLOCK III - B    

28 September to 2 October 2020

hearing on 28 September

resume on 3 November 10:00 a.m.

5 October to 9 October 2020

no hearings

resume on 3 November 10:00 a.m.

HEARING BLOCK III - C    

3 November to 5 November 2020

hearings on 3, 4 and 5 November

resume on 12 November 2020 10:00 a.m.

12 November and 13 November 2020

hearings on 12 and 13 November

resume on 25 November 2020 1:00 p.m.

25 November 2020    

2021 

Reserved days in court 2021 Realized days in court Extra information
WEEK 5 and 6    
1 Febuary to 5 Febrary 2021    
8 February to 12 February 2021    
WEEK 9, 10, 11 and 12    
1 March to 5 March 2021    
8 March to 12 March 2021    
17 March to 19 March 2021    
22 March to 26 March 2021    
WEEK 15 and 16    
15 and 16 April 2021    
21 April to 23 April 2021    
WEEK 20 and 21    
20 and 21 May 2021    
26 May to 28 May 2021    
WEEK 23, 24, 25, 26 and 27    
7 June to 11 June 2021    
17 and 18 June 2021    
21 June to 25 June 2021    
1 and 2 July 2021    
5 July to 9 July 2021    
WEEK 36, 37 and 38    
6 September to 10 September    
13 September to 17 September 2021    
20 September to 24 September 2021    
WEEK 44, 45 and 46    
1 November to 5 November 2021    
8 November to 12 November 2021    
15 November to 19 November 2021    

Note: Not all weeks will be fully available