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4 Years After MH17 Downing, Advocates Urge Continued Attention To AIDS Crisis

It's been four years since the attack on a flight in Ukraine killed several AIDS prevention advocates. Ahead of a conference, one advocate says they would have wanted to keep attention on the fight.
People walk past tributes to the victims of MH17, placed on signage for the 20th International AIDS Conference in Australia in 2014. Several AIDS activists on their way to the conference were killed. Source: Scott Barbour

Just over four years ago, on July 17, 2014, six delegates on their way to the International AIDS Conference died in the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine.

The delegates were among the 298 people killed hours after their flight took off from Amsterdam.

International investigations concluded that the missile that downed the jet originated with the Russian military, which has denied involvement.

This year, Amsterdam is where

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