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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #2039 2401351
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 271349Z AUG 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 0509

UNCLAS STATE 092039

SIPDIS

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

REF: BAGHDAD 2584

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 name of the proposed candidate (ref a) is as follows:
NAME: Falah Hasan Aldumahamed KADIM
POSITION: COL, Counter Terrorism Bureau, Iraqi Army
DOB: July 1, 1957
TYPE OF TRAINING: Senior DISAM / FMS Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright Patterson AFB and Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: September 7 to 14, 2008
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