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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #7417 2271545
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 141541Z AUG 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 0252

UNCLAS STATE 087417

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR MHEDID AND SINBAH

REF: BAGHDAD 2528

1. The Department has reviewed its files and finds that it
possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights at this time by the members of the Iraqi
Security Forces listed below. Department strongly suggests
that visa applications for both individuals be filed with as
much time as possible to allow for additional processing
procedures that may be required. Note that if, at any time,
the Embassy becomes aware of any information regarding
incidents which could be deemed to be credible information of
a gross violation of human rights by any of these
individuals, the Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. The names of the proposed candidates (Ref A) are as
follows:

NAME: Jabbar Ghdhaib MHEDID
POSITION: BG, MOI, Police
DOB: July 1, 1950
TYPE OF TRAINING: FMS and Strategic Planning
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright patterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: August 23 - 31, 2008

NAME: Alaa Hussien Ali SINBAH
POSITION: MG, MOI, Police
DOB: February 17, 1958
TYPE OF TRAINING: FMS and Strategic Planning
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright patterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: August 23 - 31, 2008
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