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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL-MALIKI

1. This is an action request.

2. Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act, post
requests the Department's assistance in screening the following
candidates from the Higher Institute, Ministry of Interior who have
been nominated for training in the United States. Post has no
derogatory information.

3. The names of the proposed candidates are as follows:

NAME: Mohammed Qasim Salman AL-MALIKI
POSITION: Lieutenant, Instructor, Higher Institute, Ministry of
Interior
DOB: November 6, 1971
TYPE OF TRAINING: English Language Training & English Language
Instructor Course
TRAINING LOCATION: DLI Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX
DATES OF TRAINING: 29 September, 2008 - July 20, 2009

Please note - the course he was suppose to attend began Sept. 29th;
however he will not be traveling until the response for the Leahy
vetting is received at Post. His visa processing is also still
pending.

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