It’s five years since the downing of MH17: What the papers say

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Wednesday is five years to the day when flight MH17 from Schiphol to Kuala Lumpur was downed by a Russian Buk missile over Eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. Most of those who died were Dutch, and the Dutch newspapers and television current affairs shows are all paying considerable attention to the relatives of those who died in 2014 and to those who were involved in the aftermath of the disaster.

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Wednesday is five years to the day when flight MH17 from Schiphol to Kuala Lumpur was downed by a Russian Buk missile over Eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. Most of those who died were Dutch, and the Dutch newspapers and television current affairs shows are all paying considerable attention to the relatives of those who died in 2014 and to those who were involved in the aftermath of the disaster.

Read more at DutchNews.nl:
Wednesday is five years to the day when flight MH17 from Schiphol to Kuala Lumpur was downed by a Russian Buk missile over Eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. Most of those who died were Dutch, and the Dutch newspapers and television current affairs shows are all paying considerable attention to the relatives of those who died in 2014 and to those who were involved in the aftermath of the disaster.

Read more at DutchNews.nl:

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According to civil law professor Arno Akkermans in the NRC, the upcoming case will be ‘the most important moment’ for the relatives who want to see justice done. ‘The case, where they will be allowed to speak and which will hopefully provide clarity about what exactly happened, will meet the needs of the relatives more than any other legal procedure’, the paper writes. However, procedures for compensation have little chance of success, said Akkermans, who dismissed lawyers who talk of millions in compensation as practicing ‘fairy tale justice’ with a ‘Postcode lottery revenue model’.

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Period17 Jul 2019

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  • TitleIt’s five years since the downing of MH17: What the papers say
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletDutchNews.nl
    Media typeWeb
    CountryNetherlands
    Date17/07/19
    DescriptionWednesday is five years to the day when flight MH17 from Schiphol to Kuala Lumpur was downed by a Russian Buk missile over Eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. Most of those who died were Dutch, and the Dutch newspapers and television current affairs shows are all paying considerable attention to the relatives of those who died in 2014 and to those who were involved in the aftermath of the disaster.
    Producer/AuthorDutchNews.nl
    URLhttps://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2019/07/its-five-years-since-the-downing-of-mh17-what-the-papers-say/
    PersonsArno J. Akkermans