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Hamdi and Hamdi v Rumsfeld and United States, Appeal judgment, Docket No 03-6696, 542 US 507 (2004), ILDC 116 (US 2004), 124 S Ct 2633 (2004), 159 L Ed 2d 578 (2004), 72 USLW 4607 (2004), 28th June 2004, United States; Supreme Court [US]

Whether the law of war permitted the indefinite detention of citizens as enemy combatants.

Whether the Third Geneva Convention permitted a state to detain an enemy belligerent for the duration of global anti-terrorism operations, so long as the operations included active combat.

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