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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Apcss Comprehensive Crisis Management

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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 APCSS COMPREHENSIVE CRISIS MANAGEMENT
COURSE (CCM) IN USA, 18 FEBRUARY 2010 TO 19 MARCH 2010

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

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the APCSS Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCM) Course in USA, which
will begin on 18 February, 2010. Post vetting was completed on
December 29, 2009. Post requests that vetting be completed by
January 10, 2010 to provide sufficient time for processing. Post
requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidate:

1. Name: Mohammad Atiqur Rahman
Rank: Commander
Unit: CGS Ruposhi Bangla
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: 813
Date of Birth: 5 January 1971
Place of Birth: Jessore

2. Name: Mohammad Saidul Islam
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
Unit: CGS Zone
Unit Location: Bhola
Personal Number: 609
Date of Birth: 12 August 1966
Place of Birth: Dhaka, 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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