MH17 families prepare for legal fight on second anniversary

The families of the 298 people who died when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine are steeling themselves for a slew of bitter legal battles, on the eve of the tragedy’s second anniversary. Dr. Jill Coster van Voorhout commented about the findings from the criminal investigation. A senior researcher with the Rule of Law program, she is the Institute´s resident expert on MH17 and issues of fact-finding.

“There will always be legal resorts and procedures available… once the facts have been established.”

Jill Coster van Voorhout, Senior Researcher

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