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Kufr Qaddoum arrests

On 20 September, four Palestinian youth, Taka Mohammad, 17, Mohammad Amir, 16, Yosouf Shtaiwi, 20, and Nadir Amer, 23, were arrested by the Israeli security forces ahead of the weekly demonstrations at the Palestinian village of Kufr Qaddoum in the West Bank.

On 21 September, four international human rights defenders were arrested at the demonstration and taken the illegal Ariel settlement police station for interrogation before being released two days later. The internationals – British citizens Gordon Bennett, Ellie Clayton and Aimee McGovern, and US citizen Lauren Siebert – were then held under house arrest with police keeping their passports.