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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request for Somali Candidates To

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TO RUEHNR/AMEMBASSY NAIROBI PRIORITY 0000
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UNCLAS STATE 100108

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KDEM PHUM PGOV PINS PREL SO
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST FOR SOMALI CANDIDATES TO
ATTEND INTERDICTING TERRORIST ACTIVITIES COURSE, SEPTEMBER
22 - OCTOBER 3, 2008

REF: NAIROBI 2061

1. Reftel nominated nineteen candidates to attend the
Interdicting Terrorist Activities course from September 22 to
October 3 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. As per reftel, Embassy
Nairobi has reviewed mission records and found no credible
information of gross human rights violations by the nominees
listed below:

1) Name: Abdisalan Adan Mohamed
Mother's Name: Farhia Ali Ahmed
POB: Garowe
DOB: 1976
Clan: Darod
Rank: First Lieutenant
Dept: Office of the President

2) Name: Abdinasir Mohamed Hersi
Mother's Name: Sahra Farah Jama
POB: Burao
DOB: 1984
Clan: Dir
Rank: Second Sergeant
Dept: Office of the President

3) Name: Addow Humai Weheliye
Mother's Name: Habibo Isak
POB: Beledweyn
DOB: 1984
Clan: Hawiye
Rank: Second Sergeant
Dept: Office of the President

4) Name: Abdiasis Hassan Elmi
Mother's Name: Fadumo Abdi Mohamed
POB: Baidoa
DOB: 1980
Clan: Digil & Mirifle
Rank: Sergeant
Dept: Office of the President

5) Name: Abdullahi Ahmed Abdi
Mother's Name: Abshiro Mohamed Warsame
POB: Hargaes
DOB: 1979
Clan: Dir
Rank: First Lieutenant
Dept: Office of the President

6) Name: Farah Omar Yusuf
Mother's Name: Asha Osman
POB: Bu'ale
DOB: 1980
Clan: Digil & Mirifle
Rank: Second Sergeant
Dept: Office of the Prime Minister

7) Name: Jama Said Warsame
Mother's Name: Farhio Yasin Jama
POB: Kismaio
DOB: 1982
Clan: Darod
Rank: Sergeant
Dept: Office of the Prime Minister

8) Name: Abdirahman Mohamed Jama
Mother's Name: Marian Shire Bile
POB: Abdudwaq
DOB: 1983
Clan: Hawiye
Rank: First Sergeant
Dept: Office of the Prime Minister

9) Name: Farhan Abduqadir Dirie
Mother's Name: Abhiro Abdi Said
POB: Jowhar
DOB: 1980
Clan: minority clan
Rank: Sergeant
Dept: Office of the Prme Minister

10) Name: Awil Aluke Sofe
Mother's Name: Yusur Dahir Ogle
POB: Galkaio
DOB: 1982
Clan: Darod
Rank: First Lieutenant
Dept: Office of the Director General, National Security Agency

11) Name: Mohamed Abdulle Gelle
Mother's Name: Habiba Yusuf Mohamed
POB: Gakaio
DOB: 1981
Clan: Darod
Rank: Sergeant
Dept: Office of the Director General, National Security Agency

12) Name: Ahmed Aidid Jama
Mother's Name: Ugaso Mohamed Ismail
POB: Buhodle
DOB: 1979
Clan: Dir
Rank: First Lieutenant
Dept: Office of the Director General, National Security Agency

13) Name: Bashir Abdullahi Warsame
Mother's Name: Anab Dahir Nur
POB: Galkaio
DOB: 1986
Clan: Hawiye
Rank: Sergeant
Dept: Mogadishu Port

14) Name: Omar Ali Hersi
Mother's Name: Mumina Ali Shirwa
POB: Galkaio
DOB: 1980
Clan: Hawiye
Rank: Sergeant
Dept: Mogadishu Port

15) Name: Abdi Ismail Ibrahim
Mother's Name: Marian Sulaiman Egal
POB: Galkaio
DOB: 1978
Clan: minority clan
Rank: Sergeant
Dept: Mogadishu Port

16) Name: Abdinasir Botan Egal
Mother's Name: Halima Farah Bare
POB: Abudwaq
DOB: 1977
Clan: Dir
Rank: Sergeant
Dept: Mogadishu Airport

17) Name: Dahir Abdullahi Koreia
Mother's Name: Sahra Ali Egal
POB: Burtinle
DOB: 1972
Clan: Darod
Rank: Sergeant
Dept: Mogadishu Airport

18) Name: Said Mohamed Jama
Mother's Name: Asha Farah Hassan
POB: Galkaio
DOB: 1979
Clan: Dir
Rank: Sergeant
Dept: Mogadishu Airport

19) Name: Rage Ali Hirabe
Mother's Name: Madino Banse Ahmed
POB: Mogadishu
DOB: 1982
Clan: Hawiye
Rank: Sergeant
Dept: Office of the Banadir Governor

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

3. Post is authorized to convey this information using the
following language:
Quote: Embassy verifies that the Department of State
possesses no credible information of gross human rights
violations for the candidates who have been nominated to
attend the Interdicting Terrorist Activities course from
September 22 to October 3 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. End Quote.
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