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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Combating Terrorism Seminar in Nesa

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

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TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR COMBATING TERRORISM SEMINAR IN NESA
CENTER FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES, USA, DECEMBER 01-17, 2009

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

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Combating Terrorism Seminar in NESA Center for Strategic
Studies, USA, which will begin on December 01, 2009. Post vetting
was completed on November 12, 2009. Post requests that vetting be
completed by November 30, 2009 to provide sufficient time for
processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for
the following candidate:

1. Name: Md. Kamrul Ahsan
Rank: Superintendent
Unit: Bandarban Hill District
Unit Location: Bandarban
Personal Number: 7098117559
Date of Birth: 30 October 1970
Place of Birth: Kurigram

2. Name: Khan Md Abdullah Al Mamun
Rank: Major
Unit: Army HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: BA-5600
Date of Birth: 01 December 1976
Place of Birth: Khulna

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

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