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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Airborne & Jumpmaster

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DE RUEHKA #1162 1990938
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 180938Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY DHAKA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4531
INFO RUHEHMS/COMMARFORPAC
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RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC

UNCLAS DHAKA 001162

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DEPT. FOR SCA/PB ATTN: BRENT CHRISTENSEN
DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG
DEPT FOR DRL ATTN: ROD MORGAN OR LEROY POTTS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR AIRBORNE & JUMPMASTER
COURSE, AUGUST 20 TO OCTOBER 5, 2007

1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidate has been selected for
participation for the Airborne & Jumpmaster course to be held
at Fort Benning, Georgia from August 20 to October 5, 2007.
Post vetting was completed on July 18, 2007. Post requests
that vetting be completed by August 9, 2007, to provide
sufficient time for processing. Post requests the
department conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidate:

Name: Mohammad Manjurul Huq
Rank: Captain
Unit: 24, East Bengal
Unit Location: Naniarchar, Chittagong
Personal Number: 6402
Date of Birth: 1 Mar 82
Place of Birth: Dhaka

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post
to make the following statement to the relevant DOD units:
"Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by
the above named individual or unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is Luke Zahner, unclass
e-mail:zahnerlv@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate this
individual or any unit he has served in has been involved in
gross violations of human rights.
PASI

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