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Cablegate: Prisoners of Conscience Event: German Response

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHRL #0890 1900946
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 080946Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY BERLIN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1603
INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0607

UNCLAS BERLIN 000890

SENSITIVE

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EUN PHUM PREL KDEM
SUBJECT: PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE EVENT: GERMAN RESPONSE

REF: STATE 70829

1. (SBU) Ministry of Foreign Affairs desk officer for UN
Human Rights and International Protection of Human Rights
Sarah Bernardy told Poloff July 7 that, in response to reftel
points, the MFA could not support a prisoners of conscience
public affairs event at the UN without first having more
details. She specifically asked for information on who would
be speaking at the event and when and where it would take
place. Poloff indicated that this information would be
provided as it becomes available from Washington.
TIMKEN JR

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