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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Legal Aspects in Combatting

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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 LEGAL ASPECTS IN COMBATTING
TERRORISM IN NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, NOVEMBER 28 - DECEMBER
14, 2007.


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

2. The following candidates have been selected for
participation in the Legal Aspects in Combatting Terrorism
Conference to be held November 28 - December 14, 2007 in
Newport, Rhode Island. Post vetting was completed on
November 7, 2007. Post requests that vetting be completed as
soon as possible, to provide sufficient time for processing.
Post requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the
following candidate:

Name: Mustafa Kamal Naser
Rank: Commander
Unit: BNS Jamuna
Unit Location: Chittagong, Bangladesh
Personal Number: 685
Date of Birth: 14 Oct 1968
Place of Birth: Rangpur, Bangladesh

Name: Mohammad Mukeet-Ul-Alam
Rank: Squadron Leader
Unit: Air HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Personal Number: 8670
Date of Birth: 11 Apr 1977
Place of Birth: Faridpur, Bangladesh

Name: Anwar Sohel siddiqui
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: 11 Bangladesh Infantry Regiment
Unit Location: Bogra, Bangladesh
Personal Number: 3342
Date of Birth: 2 Jan 1967
Place of Birth: Tangail, Bangladesh

Name: Mohammad Humayun Kabir
Rank: Major
Unit: School of Infantry & Tactics
Unit Location: Sylhet, Bangladesh
Personal Number: 4144
Date of Birth: 2 Jul 1970
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

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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