MH17: Four charged with shooting down plane over Ukraine

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The Dutch-led joint investigation team into Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which was shot down in July 2014 killing 298 people has announced that three Russians and a Ukrainian will be tried for murder under Dutch law. The prosecution was brought under the principle of universal jurisdiction with the trial scheduled to begin on 9 March 2020.

For further information on the principle of universal jurisdiction see article by Lennart Poulsen of 9 Bedford Row International – http://9bri.com/universal-jurisdiction-hoisting-a-red-flag-against-impunity/

News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48691488?ns_mchannel=social&ocid=socialflow_facebook&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR2sQlQ8xbNbyU5xSrl0SUUjjrf6eXgm5tonOGMiHtV4NCIXsacXBdqKBK8

 

 

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