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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Civil Military Observer Course (Cmlo) In

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR CIVIL MILITARY OBSERVER COURSE (CMLO) IN
BANGLADESH, 04 -15 OCTOBER, 2009

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
Civil Military Observer Course (CMLO) in Bangladesh, which will
begin on October 04, 2009. Post vetting was completed on September
17, 2009. Post requests that vetting be completed by October 01 to
provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department
conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidates:

1. Name: Dewan Mosfeq-Ur-Rahman
Rank: Major
Unit: 21 AD Regiment Artillery
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 4819
Date of Birth: 01 January 1974
Place of Birth: Rangpur, Bangladesh

2. Name: Mollah Mesbahuddin Ahmed
Rank: Major
Unit: Bangladesh Military Academy
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: 5852
Date of Birth: 01 June 1972
Place of Birth: Khulna, Bangladesh

3. Name: Abu Jalal Md Iqbal
Rank: Captain
Unit: 12 Lancer
Unit Location: Ghatail
Personal Number: 4917
Date of Birth: 01 March 1979
Place of Birth: Sylhet, Bangladesh


4. Name: Md Kutub Uddin Khan
Rank: Captain
Unit: 1 Engineers Battalion
Unit Location: Ghatail
Personal Number: 6113
Date of Birth: 20 July 1980
Place of Birth: Barisal, Bangladesh

5. Name: Khairun Nahar
Rank: Captain
Unit: OC&S
Unit Location: Rajendrapur
Personal Number: 6899
Date of Birth: 22 November 1983
Place of Birth: Madaripur, Bangladesh

6. Name: Md Imdadul Hoque
Rank: Captain
Unit: 3 Signals
Unit Location: Savar
Personal Number: 7138
Date of Birth: 01 January 1985
Place of Birth: Comilla, Bangladesh

7. Name: Md Jahangir Hussain
Rank: ASP
Unit: DMP
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: BP-7401020905
Date of Birth: 01 January 1974
Place of Birth: Netrokana, 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 Acting Human Rights Officer is Enrique Gallego, unclass
e-mail: GallegoER@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

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