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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Military and Peacekeeping

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR MILITARY AND PEACEKEEPING
OPERATIONS TRAINING OCTOBER 3-NOVEMBER 16, 2007


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

2. The following candidates have been selected for
participation in the Military Peacekeeping Operations and
Rule of Law training to be held in Newport, RI from October 3
to November 16, 2007. Post vetting was completed on
September 14, 2007. Post requests that vetting be completed
by September 26, 2007, to provide sufficient time for
processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy
vetting for the following candidates:

Name: Mohammad Jalal Ghani Khan
Rank: Lt. Col.
Unit: 57 East Bengal
Unit Location: Sayedur
Personal Number: 3245
Date of Birth: 9 Dec 66
Place of Birth: Peshwar, Pakistan

Name: Jobair Ahmad
Rank: Captain
Unit: BNS Haji Mohsin
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 266
Date of Birth: 1 Jan 61
Place of Birth: Chittagong

Name: Munshi Abde Mohy
Rank: Lt. Col.
Unit: 1 Engineer Battalion
Unit Location: Ghatail
Personal Number: 3171
Date of Birth: 12 Dec 67
Place of Birth: Chittagong

Name: Mohammad Humayun Kabir Raju
Rank: Group Captain
Unit: Air Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 7961
Date of Birth: 12 Dec 63
Place of Birth: Satkhira

Name: Mohammad Towsin Hossain
Rank: Major
Unit: Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support Operation
Training (BIPSOT)
Unit Location: Rajendrapur
Personal Number: 4166
Date of Birth: 29 Aug 71
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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