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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Pacific Regional Approaches to Combating

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TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 7135
INFO RUHEHMS/COMMARFORPAC PRIORITY
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UNCLAS DHAKA 000801

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR PACIFIC REGIONAL APPROACHES TO COMBATING
TERRORISM (PACRAT-CT) SEMINAR, AUGUST 4-8

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

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Pacific Regional Approaches to Combating Terrorism (PACRAT-CT)
seminar in Kathmandu, Nepal August 4-8, 2008. Post vetting was
completed on July 28, 2008. Post requests that vetting be completed
by July 30, 2008 to provide sufficient time for processing. Post
requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidates:

Name: Ezaz Ahmed
Rank: Additional Superintendent of Police
Unit: Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
Unit Location: Room No - 316, Malibagh, Dhaka
Personal Number: 01552417884
Date of Birth: 1 Nov. 1973
Place of Birth: Habigonj

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 these
individuals or any units they have served in have been involved in
gross violations of human rights.

Pasi

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