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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Air Command and Staff

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R 170922Z APR 07
FM AMEMBASSY DHAKA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3850
INFO RUHEHMS/COMMARFORPAC
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C O R R E C T E D COPY(SUBJECT LINE)

DEPT. FOR SCA/PB ATTN: BRENT CHRISTENSEN
DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

DEPT FOR DRL ATTN: ROD MORGAN OR LEROY POTTS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR AIR COMMAND AND STAFF
COLLEGE COURSE, JUNE 11, 2007 TO JUNE 9, 2008


1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidate has been selected for
participation in the Air Command and Staff College Course in
Montgomery, Alabama from June 11, 2007 to June 9, 2008. Post
etting was completed on April 15, 2007. Post requests that
vetting be completed by May 10, 2007, to provide sufficient
time for processing. Post requests the department conduct
Leahy vetting for the following candidate:

Name: Mustafa Touhidur Rahman Laskar
Rank: Wing Commander
Unit: Air Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Personal Number: BD/8830
DOB: 11/19/69
POB: Sylhet, Bangladesh

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post
to make the following statement to the relevant DOD units:
"Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by
the above named individual or unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is Luke Zahner, unclass
e-mail:zahnerlv@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate this
individual or any unit he has served in has been involved in
gross violations of human rights.
BUTENIS

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