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

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R 041232Z FEB 08
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TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD 5390

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

REF: A. BAGHDAD 0187

B. BAGHDAD 0188

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 members of the Iraqi
Security Forces listed below. If at any time Embassy
becomes aware of any information regarding incidents
that could be deemed to be credible information of
gross violation of human rights by any personnel involved
in this training, Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. Names of the candidates are as follows:

NAME: Mohammed Anwer HAMA AMEEN
POSITION: First Lieutenant, Iraqi Army
DOB: June 1, 1987
TYPE OF TRAINING: English Language Training/Intelligence
Captains
Career Course
TRAINING LOCATION: San Antonio TX and Fr. Huachuca, AZ
DATES OF TRAINING: May 28, 2008 to February 19, 2009

NAME: Hussein Saleem Abdulmahdi AL-MUDHAFAR
POSITION: Brigadier General, Iraqi Army
DOB: June 21, 1957
TYPE OF TRAINING: Senior Executive Seminar to Combat Terrorism
TRAINING LOCATION: Near East Southern Asia, Center for
Strategic
Studies, Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: March 3, 2008 to March 14, 2008

NAME: Talib Shaghati MSHARI
POSITION: Lieutenant General, Iraqi Army
DOB: June 21, 1957
TYPE OF TRAINING: Senior Executive Seminar to Combat Terrorism
TRAINING LOCATION: Near East Southern Asia, Center for
Strategic
Studies, Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: March 3, 2008 to March 14, 2008
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