An important decision from the Court of Appeal in England held that a Taliban Commander was unlawfully held by UK armed forces. In 2010 Her Majesty’s Armed Forces detained Taliban Commander: Serdar Mohammed, believing him to be a threat to their safety. However, Mohammed claimed that his detention (which lasted from 10th April 2010 – 25th July 2010) was unlawful as he contended that HM Armed Forces were not authorised to hold him for more than 96 hours under Afghan law after his initial capture and his human rights had been breached.
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