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Cablegate: Canada Requests List of Supporters of Prisoners Of

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STATE FOR IO/RHS AMY OSTERMEIER AND DRL/MLGA DANIKA WALTERS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL EUN KDEM CA
SUBJECT: CANADA REQUESTS LIST OF SUPPORTERS OF PRISONERS OF
CONSCIENCE EVENT

REF: STATE 70829

1. (SBU) According to Department of Foreign Affairs and
International Trade Human Rights, Gender Equality, Health,
and Population Division Policy Advisor Sue Butchart, Canada
would like to see a "broad regional cross-section of support"
for the prisoners of conscience public affairs event (reftel)
at the UN in New York before it decides to express its own
support.

2. (SBU) Action request: Please provide a list of the
countries that support the event.

Visit Canada,s Economy and Environment Forum at
http://www.intelink.gov/communities/state/can ada

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