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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Ground Supply Officer

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FM AMEMBASSY DHAKA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3948
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UNCLAS DHAKA 000714

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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 GROUND SUPPLY OFFICER
COURSE, JULY 5 - SEPTEMBER 8, 2007


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

2. The following candidates has been selected for
participation in the Ground Supply Officer Course at Camp
LeJeune from July 5 to September 8, 2007. Post vetting was
completed on April 29, 2007. Post requests that vetting be
completed by June 1, 2007, to provide sufficient time for
processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy
vetting for the following candidates:

Name: Simshon Biplob Das
Rank: Lt. Commander
Unit: Coast Guard HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: P No-1103
DOB: 08/16/72
POB: Dinajpur, 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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