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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S.-Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #5153 0501526
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 191524Z FEB 10
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 1387

UNCLAS STATE 015153

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS IZ
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S.-SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL SHAMI, ORTHOPEDICS SURGERY AND REHABILITATION
OBSERVERSHIP COURSE

REF: BAGHDAD 247

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
lead 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:


FULL NAME: Qaisar Abdulrazzak Atea AL SHAMI
POSITION: LTC/Iraqi Army Surgeon General Office/MOD
DOB: Nov 1, 1969
TYPE OF TRAINING: Orthopedics Surgery and Rehabilitation
Observership Course
DATES OF TRAINING: March 7, 2010 - April 18, 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Ft Sam Houston, TX
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