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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 0806

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

REF: BAGHDAD 2787

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 names of the proposed candidates (ref a) are as follows:

NAME: Habib Hussen Abbas EL MHYOWE
RANK: Major General,
POSITION: Director of Organization Directorate, Iraqi Army
DOB: July 1, 1954
TYPE OF TRAINING: FMS Senior Symposium
TRAINING LOCATION: DISAM Wright-Paterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: September 21 - 28, 2008

NAME: Mohammed Shamil Mohammed ALDORI
RANK: Brigadier General
POSITION: Director, Army Chief of Staff Office, Iraqi Army
DOB: June 9, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: FMS Senior Symposium
TRAINING LOCATION: DISAM Wright-Paterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: September 21 - 28, 2008

NAME: Ramadhan Abdullah Ramadhan RAMADHAN
RANK: Brigadier General
POSITION: Deputy of Contract Directorate, Iraqi Army
DOB: February 9, 1951
TYPE OF TRAINING: FMS Senior Symposium
TRAINING LOCATION: DISAM Wright-Paterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: September 21 - 28, 2008

NAME: Raad Abdulhameed Mohammed AL ZEHHAWI
RANK: Brigadier General
POSITION: Directorate of Armament & Supply, Iraqi Army
DOB: August 22, 1954
TYPE OF TRAINING: FMS Senior Symposium
TRAINING LOCATION: DISAM Wright-Paterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: September 21 - 28, 2008
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