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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #2040 2401352
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 271350Z AUG 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 0510

UNCLAS STATE 092040

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR LAMI

REF: BAGHDAD 2583

1. The 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. Department strongly suggests
that visa applications for both individuals be filed with as
much time as possible to allow for additional processing
procedures that may be required. Note that if, at any time,
the Embassy becomes aware of any information regarding
incidents which could be deemed to be credible information of
a gross violation of human rights by any of these
individuals, the Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. The name of the proposed candidate (ref a) is as follows:

NAME: Mohammed Farag Yassar LAMI
POSITION: Civilian, Ministry of the Interior
DOB: September 4, 1959
TYPE OF TRAINING: English Language Training at the Defense
Language
Institute, San Antonio, TX and followed by the Defense
Acquisition/Contracting and Procurement Course at Naval
Postgraduate
School, Monterey, CA.
DATES OF TRAINING: August 31, 2008 to March 27, 2009
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