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Alexander Wentker

Mohammed v Ministry of Defence, Appeal judgment, [2017] UKSC 2, [2017] 2 WLR 327, [2017] 3 All ER 215, [2017] HRLR 1, 43 BHCR 137, ILDC 2803 (UK 2017), 17th January 2017, United Kingdom; Supreme Court [UKSC]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 February 2023

Whether the armed forces of the United Kingdom had the authority to detain individuals captured during military operations in non-international armed conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, pursuant either to United Nations Security Council Resolutions mandating these operations or to international humanitarian law.

Whether detention authorized by United Nations Security Council Resolutions was compatible with Article 5(1) of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms even if it was not covered by one of the grounds of detention enumerated therein.

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