Search

 

Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar

VZCZCXYZ0000
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHKA #0865 2450902
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 020902Z SEP 09
FM AMEMBASSY DHAKA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9410
INFO RUHEHMS/COMMARFORPAC PRIORITY
RHMFIUU/CDRUSARPAC FT SHAFTER HI PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC PRIORITY
RHHMUNA/CDR USPACOM HONOLULU HI PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC PRIORITY

UNCLAS DHAKA 000865

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR NON-LETHAL WEAPONS EXECUTIVE SEMINAR
(NOLES) IN AUSTRALIA, SEPTEMBER 22-24, 2009

1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
the Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) in Australia, which
will begin on September 22, 2009. Post vetting was completed on
September 02, 2009. Post requests that vetting be completed by
September 16, 2009 to provide sufficient time for processing. Post
requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidates:

1. Name: Md Kamrul Hasan
Rank: Colonel
Unit: Bangladesh Infantry Regimental Centre
Unit Location: Dhaka Cantonment
Personal Number: 2539
Date of Birth: 20 October 1963
Place of Birth: Jessore, Bangladesh

2. Name: Mohammed Ashraful Haq
Rank: Captain
Unit: BNS Haji Mohsin
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 470
Date of Birth: 01 March 1965
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post to make
the following statement to the relevant DOD units: "Embassy verifies
that the Department of State possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by the above named individual or
unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is David Arulanantham, unclass
e-mail:arulananthamdp@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate these
individuals or any units they have served in have been involved in
gross violations of human rights.

Moriarty

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

ALRANZ: Denounces US Senate Confirmation Of Judge Barrett

ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa denounces the US Senate’s confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court seat formerly held by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. “This action demonstrates the rank hypocrisy of the once-respected upper chamber ... More>>

OECD: COVID-19 Crisis Puts Migration And Progress On Integration At Risk, Says

Watch the live webcast of the press conference Migration flows have increased over the past decade and some progress has been made to improve the integration of immigrants in the host countries. But some of these gains may be erased by the COVID-19 pandemic ... More>>

Reporters Without Borders: Julian Assange’s Extradition Hearing Marred By Barriers To Open Justice

After monitoring four weeks of evidence in the US extradition proceedings against Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates concern regarding the targeting of Assange for his contributions to journalism, and calls ... More>>

OHCHR: Stranded Migrants Need Safe And Dignified Return – UN Migrant Workers Committee

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers has today called on governments to take immediate action to address the inhumane conditions of migrant workers who are stranded in detention camps and ensure they can have an orderly, safe and dignified return to ... More>>