On 17 July 2014 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down over eastern Ukraine. The flight was on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. On board were 283 passengers and 15 crew members. Among the passengers were 196 Dutch nationals. In the aftermath the government set three priorities: repatriating and identifying the victims, establishing the cause of the crash and conducting a criminal investigation.
JIT countries confirm their support for Dutch prosecution of MH17 suspects
20-09-2017 | 23:56
On Wednesday in New York the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine confirmed their political support and...
Minister of Security and Justice signs MH17 treaty with Ukraine
07-07-2017 | 16:15
Minister of Security and Justice Stef Blok and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Petrenko today signed a bilateral treaty on...
JIT countries choose the Netherlands for MH17 crash prosecution
05-07-2017 | 17:01
The prosecution of suspects in the downing of flight MH17 can take place in the Netherlands. This is the collective decision of...