Defendants at the opening of the human-smuggling trial in Bruges, Belgium. Photo: AFP
Defendants at the opening of the human-smuggling trial in Bruges, Belgium. Photo: AFP

Belgium trial starts over death of 39 Vietnamese migrants in UK truck

  • The trial of 23 people in Bruges follows prison sentences handed down in Britain in January to seven men for manslaughter
  • The bodies of the 31 men and eight women were found in a refrigerated truck near London in October 2019

Topic |   UK truck deaths
Defendants at the opening of the human-smuggling trial in Bruges, Belgium. Photo: AFP
Defendants at the opening of the human-smuggling trial in Bruges, Belgium. Photo: AFP
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