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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #7508 3092109
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O 042058Z NOV 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD IMMEDIATE 2120

UNCLAS STATE 117508

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SENSITIVE

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

REF: BAGHDAD 3422

1. (U) 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 member of the Iraqi
Security Forces listed below. Department strongly suggests
that visa applications for the individual 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 this
individual, the Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. (SBU) The name of the proposed candidate is 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
TRAINING LOCATION: DLI Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX
DATES OF TRAINING: 29 September, 2008 - ) July 20, 2009
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