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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Squadron Officer School Course in Usa,

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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 SQUADRON OFFICER SCHOOL COURSE IN USA,
DECEMBER 29 2009 TO MARCH 26, 2010

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

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Squadron Officer School Course in USA, which will begin on
December 29, 2009. Post vetting was completed on December 02, 2009.
Post requests that vetting be completed by December 17, 2009 to
provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department
conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidate:

1. Name: Mollah Mohammad Tohidul Hasan
Rank: Squadron Leader
Unit: 21 Squadron
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: BD-8849
Date of Birth: 23 December 1978
Place of Birth: Comilla, 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.

DEAN

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