SYDNEY – The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday. , Most of those on board the Boeing 777 were Dutch, but others came from 17 countries, including 38 Australians.
It was shot down by a Russian-made Buk missile over eastern Ukrainian territory held by pro-Russia separatists, the Dutch Safety Board concluded in 2015.
Late in June, the Netherlands said suspects in the case would be tried in a Dutch court, and under Dutch law.
Bishop said “every legal avenue” was …read more
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