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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Individuals Nominated to Attend

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TO AMEMBASSY BUJUMBURA IMMEDIATE 2681

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PHUM BY
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR INDIVIDUALS NOMINATED TO ATTEND
THE ILEA LAW ENFORCEMENT EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM IN
GABORONE, BOTSWANA OCTOBER 12 - NOVEMBER 20, 2009

REF: BUJUMBURA 431

1. (SBU) The Department of State has reviewed its files and
finds as of August 31, 2009, it possesses no credible
information of gross violations of human rights by the
officers listed below:

Name: Arthemon Nzitabauze
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
DOB: 1976

Name: Thacien Manirakiza
Rank: Major
DOB: 1968

Name: Ferdinand Habonimana
Rank: Colonel
DOB: 1972

Name: Delphine Bindaba Ndayishimiye
Rank: Commandant
DOB: 1968

Name: Jean-Marie Niyonzima
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
DOB: 1975

Name: Gerard Nduwimana
Rank: Major
DOB: 1969

Name: Emmanuel Ndayegamiye
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
DOB: 1967

Name: Celestin Nduwimana
Rank: Colonel
DOB: 1966

Name: Albin Nijimbere
Rank: Captain
DOB: 1975

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 above, as of
August 31, 1009.

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.
CLINTON

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