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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting For

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TO AMEMBASSY KINSHASA IMMEDIATE 0000

UNCLAS STATE 088217

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PHUM RW
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
U.S.-SPONSORED TRAINING: COURSE TO BEGIN AUGUST 21, 2009
IN GOMA-BAKAVU, DRC.

REF: KINSHASA 769

1. (SDU) THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE HAS REVIEWED ITS FILES AND
FINDS AS OF AUGUST 21, 2009, IT POSSESSES NO CREDIBLE
INFORMATION OF GROSS VIOLATIONS OF HUMANS RIGHTS BY THE
OFFICERS LISTED BELOW.

NAME: SHIMIMANA DEO
RANK: COL
BIRTHDATE: 08/05/1949

NAME: NKULU MAYAMBA
RANK: CPC
BIRTHDATE 08/25/1959

NAME: KASIKILA K-JEAN-l
RANK LT
BIRTHDATE 01/10/1974

NAME: MULONDA KAMANGWE
RANK: LT
BIRTHDATE 09/25/1966

NAME: NGOMA LWAMBE THOMAS
RANK: LDV
BIRTHDATE 07/14/1954

NAME: SANGO NDUBULA GEORGES
RANK: LDV
BIRTHDATE: 06/19/1974

NAME: NDOLERO HANGI ETIENNE
RANK: CPC
BIRTHDATE: 06/17/1947

NAME: BAPETE GUY
RANK: LTCOL
BIRTHDATE: 06/17/1947

NAME: IYOMPITA LENGA LENGA
RANK: MAJ
BIRTHDATE: 06/08/1959

NAME: KULUBWENE NZOKO THOMAS
RANK: LT
BIRTHDATE: 05/05/1970

NAME: SAMBIA MWAKU
RANK: LT
BIRTHDATE: 12/12/1968

NAME: BEDI RUSAGARHA
RANK: LTCOL
BIRTHDATE: 07/22/1969

NAME: MATERANYA RUKAZA
RANK: SLT
BIRTHDATE: 11/23/1955

NAME: MANDENU BRUNO
RANK: COL
BIRTHDATE: 03/18/1974

NAME: BAKUWE KAMUKITU
RANK: COL
BIRTHDATE: 02/11/1969

NAME: PANZU MALANDA
RANK: COL
BIRTHDATE: 10/10/1955

NAME: MOMBITO DIDIER
RANK: LTCOL
BIRTHDATE: 08/08/1962

NAME: ANSONI NTUALI
RANK: LTCOL
BIRTHDATE: 04/21/1959

NAME: BYAMUNGU HERITIER
RANK: LTCOL
BIRTHDATE: 01/01/1970

NAME: MUHETO SILAS
RANK: MAJ
BIRTHDATE: 06/06/1970

NAME: RUGABISHA ALEXIS
RANK: CAPT.
BIRTHDATE: 03/02/1981

NAME: NBONGOSEY APIKA
RANK: CAPT.
BIRTHDATE: 12/04/1951

NAME: KULIMUSHI PASCAL
RANK: LT.
BIRTHDATE 01/30/1977

2. (U) POST IS PERMITTED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING
STATEMENT TO AUTHORIZED PARTIES:

THE EMBASSY VERIFIES THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE POSSESSES
NO CREDIBLE INFORMATION OF GROSS VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS
BY THE INDIVIDUALS IDENTIFIED IN PARAGRAPH 1 AS ABOVE, AS OF
JULY 22, 2009.

3. (U) IF IN THE FUTURE POST BECOMES AWARE OF POSSIBLE
HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY THE INDIVIDUALS LISTED ABOVE, POST
SHOULD INFORM THE DEPARTMENT AND NOT PROCEED WITH TRAINING.

4 (SBU) THE FOLLOWING PERSON IS EXCLUDED FROM TRAINING
BECAUSE HE IS SUSPECTED OF HUMANS RIGHTS ABUSES AND WAR
CRIMES ACCORDING TO INCOMING KINSHASA CABLE 769:

NAME: NYAMUSHEBWA ARONI
RANK: LTCOL
BIRTHDATE: 02/20/1968.


AF/C found no derogatory information of Human Rights
violations for Nyamushebwa Aroni.
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