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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting for Odc Military

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P 131641Z JAN 10
FM AMEMBASSY BEIRUT
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6334
INFO RHMFISS/USCENTCOM SPECIAL HANDLING MACDILL AFB FL

UNCLAS BEIRUT 000041

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MOPS PMIL PHUM LE
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR ODC MILITARY
TRAINING (GROUP BJ)

1. (U) In accordance with provisions of the Leahy Act and
Foreign Assistance Act, we have carefully reviewed the human
rights record of the following candidates. We found no
evidence of gross human rights violations for these
individuals.

2. (U) The following Lebanese Armed Forces personnel are
scheduled to attend Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC)
training programs:

LAST:Farah
FIRST:Joseph
DOB:22JUL1966
RANK/POS:MAJ/Company Commander
UNIT:3rd Brigade/Battalion 36

LAST:Wehbi
FIRST:Fadi
DOB:07NOV1967
RANK/POS:MAJ/Administrative
UNIT:Jounieh Officers, Club

LAST:Abou Eid
FIRST:Fadi
DOB:13Aug1969
RANK/POS:MAJ/3rd Company Commander
UNIT:1st Artillery Regiment

LAST:Tohme
FIRST:Hassan
DOB:25MAY1968
RANK/POS: MAJ/ Company Commander
UNIT:10th Brigade

LAST:Haddad
FIRST:Wajdi
DOB:20MAR1966
RANK/POS:MAJ/Doctor/Chief Division
UNIT:Central Military Hospital

LAST: Abdallah
FIRST:Fahed
DOB:23JAN1968
RANK/POS:MAJ/Doctor/Chief Division
UNIT:Central Military Hospital


LAST:Khalil
FIRST:Ali
DOB:05MAY1966
RANK/POS:MAJ/Doctor/Chief Division
UNIT:Central Military Hospital

LAST: El Saddik
FIRST:Rami
DOB:01JUL1978
RANK/POS:1LT/Doctor/Section Chief
UNIT:Henry Chehab Dispensary

LAST: Massoud
FIRST:Ahmad
DOB:01JUL1987
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader/Security Battalion
UNIT:Beirut Airport

LAST: Nassar
FIRST:Ahmad
DOB:16APR1987
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:1st Artillery Regiment

LAST: AL Masri
FIRST:Khoder
DOB:19OCT1986
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:2nd Artillery Regiment

LAST:Bou Karroum
FIRST:Adham
DOB:08AUG1987
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:6th Brigade

LAST:Zebian
FIRST:Marwan
DOB:25AUG1987
RANK/POS:LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:12th Brigade

LAST:Bahaa Eddine
FIRST:Hamad
DOB:11NOV1987

RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:2nd Brigade

LAST: Attieh
FIRST:Ghattas
DOB:02SEP1986
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:9th Brigade

LAST:Saty
FIRST:Jamal
DOB:07JUN1987
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:10th Brigade

LAST:Ali
FIRST:Bakr
DOB:07AUG1988
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:8th Brigade

LAST: Abou Shaheen
FIRST:Ali
DOB:03MAR1987
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:11th Brigade

LAST: Tarhini
FIRST:Ali
DOB:30SEP1985
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:6th Brigade

LAST: Karam
FIRST:Antonios
DOB:16MAR1986
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:12th Brigade

LAST: Rizk
FIRST:Maroun
DOB: 24SEP1988
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:9th Brigade

LAST:Karam
FIRST:Badih
DOB:18JUL1988
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader
UNIT:3rd Brigade

LAST: Homsi
FIRST:Hanna
DOB:26JUL1987
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader/Battalion 71
UNIT:7th Brigade

LAST: Abbass
FIRST:Fadl
DOB:13NOV1988
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader/Battalion 72
UNIT:7th Brigade

LAST: Abou Melhem
FIRST:Ali
DOB:28DEC1987
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader/Battalion 81
UNIT:8th Brigade

LAST:Hindy
FIRST:Peter
DOB:10JUL1987
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader/Battalion 72
UNIT:7th Brigade

LAST: Elias
FIRST:Assaad
DOB:02FEB1986
RANK/POS:2LT/Platoon Leader/Battalion 11
UNIT:1st Brigade

LAST:Barakat
FIRST:Ziad
DOB:17OCT1968
RANK/POS:MAJ/Administrative Officer
UNIT:Commander Office/Ministry of Defense

LAST: Abi Saad
FIRST:Maroun
DOB:27NOV1969
RANK/POS:SGM/Pharmacy Assistant
UNIT:Central Military Hospital


LAST:Haddad
FIRST:Youssef
DOB:23AUG1968
RANK/POS:LTC/Battalion S2/S4
UNIT:10th Brigade

3. (U) We seek Department's review of its files on these
individuals to continue the human rights vetting process.
SISON

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