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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S. Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #2577 0091848
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 091846Z JAN 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD 4812

UNCLAS STATE 002577

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S. SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL-SADOON

REF: BAGHDAD 0016

1. Department has reviewed its files and finds that it
possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights at this time by the member of the Iraqi
Security Forces listed below. If at any time, the Embassy
becomes aware of any information regarding incidents which
could be credibly deemed to be a gross violation of human
rights by the individual below, the Embassy should so inform
the
Department.

2. Name of the candidate is as follows:

NAME: Maher Riyadh Hamood AL SADOON
POSITION: LTC, Iraqi Army
DOB: March 16, 1970
TYPE OF TRAINING: Executive Seminar
TRAINING LOCATION: NESA, Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: January 23 to February 14, 2008
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