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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Imet Training Course -

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TO AMEMBASSY KIGALI IMMEDIATE 6353

UNCLAS STATE 103754

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ASEC EAID KCRM KJUS SNAR RW
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR IMET TRAINING COURSE -
ORDNANCE BASIC OFFICER LEADERSHIP - SEPTEMBER 18, 2008 AND
NOVEMBER 12, 2008

REF: KIGALI 595 AND KIGALI 606

1. (SBU) The Deparment of State has reviewed its files and
finds that as of September 8, 2008, it possesses no credible
information of gross violations of human rights by the
officers listed below:

September 18, 2008 Training Date for

Name: Thomas Ndayisaba
Rank: Lieutenant
DOB: January 23, 1973


November 12, 2008 Training Date for

Name: Telesphore Kirungu
Rank: Captain
DOB: June 26, 1968

2. (U) Post is permitted to provide the following statement
to authorized parties:

The Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses
no credible information of gross violations of human rights
by the officer identified in paragraph 1 above, as of
September 8, 2008. Post may cite this cable in response.

3. (U) If in the future post becomes aware of possible human
rights violations by the individual listed above, post should
inform the Department and not proceed with training
RICE

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