Rows of empty chairs, each one representing a seat on the downed MH17, arranged outside the Russian embassy in The Hague. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia Airlines MH17 trial begins at The Hague with victims’ families desperate for justice

  • MH17 was shot down over Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists in July 2014, killing 298 people. Even after years of investigation, no one knows why
  • The Hague trail begins on Monday, with four men charged with murder. They will not appear in court but victims’ families hope evidence brings closure
Topic |   Malaysia Airlines flight 17

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Rows of empty chairs, each one representing a seat on the downed MH17, arranged outside the Russian embassy in The Hague. Photo: Reuters
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