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Cablegate: South African Human Rights Certification And

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211430Z Nov 05

UNCLAS PRETORIA 004624

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR PM/RSAT, AF/S, DRL/PHD

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PGOV PHUM SF
SUBJECT: SOUTH AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS CERTIFICATION AND
VETTING REQUEST FOR DECEMBER 1-10 TRAINING


1. Embassy Pretoria has checked its files and finds no
credible information regarding gross human rights abuses by
any of the officers of the South African Air Force's 28th
Squadron:

- Col. Gabriel Stephanus Steenkamp (South African ID number
5308225085085)
- Lt.Col. Hans Jurgens Prinsloo (South African ID number
6907035241082)
- Capt. Schalk Willem van der Walt (South African ID number
7606055138082)
- WO1 Jacobus Hendrik van Rooyen (South African ID number
5212195075086)


2. The officials listed above are scheduled to attend the
C-130 Simulator Training at MacDill Air Force Base
in Florida from December 1st through the 10th.

3. Embassy Pretoria requests Department vetting of the
officials listed above for attendance at the C-130 Simulator
Training Course.

TEITELBAUM

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