Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 11:45
This week, focus has turned to an action lodged in the European Court of Human Rights by lawyer Jerry Skinner on behalf of 33 relatives of MH17 victims. Skinner claims that the application has reached the stage of “ready for judicial determination”. However, the case lodged by Skinner is not yet listed in the court’s database. It is unclear how far the application has progressed but it certainly faces a range of major obstacles.
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 11:16
With Ukraine’s latest move of extending additional jurisdiction to the International Criminal Court, there’s a possibility that the Court will look into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. The ICC has now confirmed that it's likely to look at the incident in the initial stages.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 15:52
After months of speculation, Ukraine has finally decided to refer the violence in the country since February 2014 to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 09:20
Russia’s veto of a possible international criminal tribunal to try those considered responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 has left many people scratching their heads.
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 10:49
The potential of an MH17 tribunal has been plastered all over the news and social media over the past two weeks. Although it is arguably far-fetched, with the looming threat of a Russian veto at the Security Council, the renewed attention for the issue of accountability is definitely welcome.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 14:26
A few days ago, the Malaysian authorities proposed that an international tribunal should be set up to judge whoever was responsible for the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash in July 2014. What's known and what's unknown