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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for the Workshop On Security Sector

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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 THE WORKSHOP ON SECURITY SECTOR
DEVELOPMENT: NATIONAL PRIORITIES AND REGIONAL APPROACHES" IN HAWAII,
USA, OCTOBER 5 - 9, 2009

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
the workshop on "Security Sector Development: National Priorities
and Regional Approaches" in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, which will begin
on October 5, 2009. Post vetting was completed on September 24,
2009. Post requests that vetting be completed by October 1 to
provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department
conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidate:

1. Name: Nur Mohammad
Rank: Inspector General of Police
Unit: Bangladesh Police
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: BP5684000787
Date of Birth: 18 November 1956
Place of Birth: Kishoregonj, Bangladesh

2. Name: Md. Gulam Hussain
Rank: Additional Secretary
Unit: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: ID no# 7233
Date of Birth: 9 January 1955
Place of Birth: Chandpur, 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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