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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #6268 2861945
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 131925Z OCT 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 8930

UNCLAS STATE 106268

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ PHUM MASS
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR RAHEEM

REF: BAGHDAD 2656

1. (U) The Department has reviewed its files and finds that
it possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights at this time by the member of the Iraqi Security
Forces listed below. Department strongly suggests that a
visa application for this individual be filed with as much
time as possible to allow for additional processing
procedures that may be required. Note that if, at any time,
the Embassy becomes aware of any information regarding
incidents which could be deemed to be credible information of
a gross violation of human rights by this individual, the
Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. (SBU) The name of the proposed candidate is as follows:

NAME: Amer Abd Muslim Raheem RAHEEM
POSITION: Ministry of Defense
DOB: July 12, 1960
TYPE OF TRAINING: Iraq Ministry of Interior Helicopter
Delegation
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington DC, Texas, Mississippi,
Tennessee,
Connecticut and Pennsylvania (USA)
DATES OF TRAINING: Oct 23, 2009 - Nov 16, 2009
CLINTON

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