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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting.

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TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 7087
INFO RUHEHMS/COMMARFORPAC PRIORITY
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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.

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for
participation in various courses. Post vetting was completed on
July 22, 2008. Post requests that vetting be completed before July
30, 2008 to provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests
the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidates:

Name: Mohammad Nahid Hasan Chowdhury
DPOB: January 1, 1984, Comilla
Rank: Sub Lieutenant
Course: Specilized English Language Training and Explosive Ordnance
Disposal Course

Name: Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman
DPOB: December 27, 1977, Naogaon
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
Course: Surface Warfare Officer Course

Name: Mohammad Shameem Ahsan Jaglul
DPOB: July 1, 1965, Dhaka
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Course: Stability, Security, Transition and reconstruction course

Name: Syed Asif Iqbal
DPOB: June 22, 1960, Jessore
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Course: Medical Observer Course

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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 David Arulanantham, unclass
e-mail:arulananthamdp@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.


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