08 January 2003

Legal to hold US citizen as POW

The Fourth Circut court has ruled that Yaser Esam Hamdi, who is a US citizen, can be held as a POW because it is not disputed that he was captured on the field of battle in a foreign country while fighting on behalf of a foreign enemy. The court specifically limited its decision to this set of circumstances.
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