People In Holland Are Changing Their Facebook Pictures To Black Squares To Honor MH17 Crash Victims

#BringThemHome

People in the Netherlands are changing their Facebook profile pictures and Twitter avatars to black squares and using #BringThemHome to commemorate the 193 dutch citizens killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine on July 17.

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Holland lost the greatest number of citizens in the crash, which killed 298 people.

Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine initially forbade access to the crash site area, setting off a diplomatic row. Many of the bodies of the victims were at first reported missing; they were then found Saturday in storage at a train station. The treatment of the victims’ bodies — including alleged claims of looting — outraged the international community.

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