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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Boarding Officer Course

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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 BOARDING OFFICER COURSE
JULY 4 - AUGUST 15, 2007


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

2. The following candidates has been selected for
participation in the Boarding Officer Course in Charleston,
South Carolina from July 4 to August 15, 2007. Post vetting
was completed on April 29, 2007. Post requests that vetting
be completed by May 16, 2007, to provide sufficient time for
processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy
vetting for the following candidates:

Name: Mohammad Rezaul Karim Zakaria
Rank: Lt. Commander
Unit: CGS Traveler
Unit Location: Coast Guard ship
Personal Number: P No-1000
DOB: 01/01/74
POB: Tangail, 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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