Two weeks in Review, 5 December – 18 December

Author: Tal Gross
Published: 18.12.2022
MH17 Dutch Judgment On July 2014, Malaysia Airlines flight 17 (MH17) from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down above eastern Ukraine, resulting in the death of all 298 passengers. On November 17, 2022, the District Court in the Hague issued its much-anticipated judgment in the criminal case finding three defendants guilty of the destruction of an aircraft and murder. The Judgment offers valuable judicial analysis of related legal questions, explored by the following posts. In his post, ‘The MH17 Judgment: An Interesting Take on the Nature of the Armed Conflict in Eastern Ukraine’, Lachezar Yanev examines the jurisdiction criteria…