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

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DE RUEHC #9525 0811150
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 211146Z MAR 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 6784

UNCLAS STATE 029525

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

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

REF: A. BAGHDAD 0833

B. BAGHDAD 0834

1. Department has reviewed its files and finds that it
possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights 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 the individuals involved
in this training, Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. Names of the candidates are as follows:

NAME: Farham Darweesh Mousa AL FADHILI
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army - Director, Legal Department
DOB: July 1, 1963
TYPE OF TRAINING: Counter Terrorism Language Program -
Program on
Terrorism and Security Studies
TRAINING LOCATION: Marshall Center, Garmisch, Germany
DATES OF TRAINING: April 14 to June 27, 2008

NAME: Amer Abdulameer Hussein SHAWKAT
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: July 1, 1963
TYPE OF TRAINING: Intelligence in Combating Terrorism
TRAINING LOCATION: Fort Hauchuca, Arizona
DATES OF TRAINING: April 12 to May 4, 2008

NAME: Jebur Brehee Abood AL-HASSANY
POSITION: Major, Iraqi Army
DOB: July 1, 1963
TYPE OF TRAINING: Intelligence in Combating Terrorism
TRAINING LOCATION: Fort Hauchuca, Arizona
DATES OF TRAINING: April 12 to May 4, 2008

NAME: Saber Razooqi Shadhar AL-OBAIDI
POSITION: LTC, Iraqi Army
DOB: June 18, 1965
TYPE OF TRAINING: Intelligence in Combating Terrorism
TRAINING LOCATION: Fort Hauchuca, Arizona
DATES OF TRAINING: April 12 to May 4, 2008
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