Justice For MH17 Victims

17 July 2015, 07:10

Richard Mayne

The Foreign Secretary wants a United Nations tribunal set up, to prosecute those responsible for the MH17 crash.

It's exactly a year since the Malaysia Airlines plane was brought down by a missile in Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, including 10 people from Britain.

20-year-old Richard Mayne from Bosworth in Leicestershire was amongst those killed, his portrait will be displayed at Leicester Cathedral for the next few days in tribute.

The Very Revd David Monteith, Dean of Leicester, told Capital:

'Last year we all watched the devastating scenes of the broken airplane lying across the Ukrainian fields not realizing that our community was so directly affected. St George's Chapel in Leicester Cathedral is a place of memory and a place where we recognise the brokenness and injustices of our world.

'We will remember Richard here at the first anniversary of his death. Richard was an innocent victim of an international conflict whose memory is treasured and whose legacy is lasting.

'We would like all who visit the cathedral this weekend to take some time to visit the St. George's chapel and look at the portrait and to say a prayer not only for Richard, but also for all of the other victims who were tragically killed on that day.

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