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

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TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 1526

UNCLAS STATE 016961

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SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS IZ
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S.-SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR MOI OFFICIALS, INTERNAL AFFAIRS TRAINING COURSE

REF: BAGHDAD 319

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 members of the Iraqi
Ministry of Interior listed below. Department strongly
suggests that visa applications for these individuals 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
these individuals, the Embassy should so inform the
Department.

2. (SBU) The names of the proposed candidates are as follows:


FULL NAME: Ahmed Taha Hashim ALBU-RAGHEEF
POSITION: MG/Directorate General/MOI/Internal Affairs
DOB: August 28, 1968
TYPE OF TRAINING: Internal Affairs Training Course
DATES OF TRAINING: March 20-27, 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington D.C./Arlington, VA, USA

FULL NAME: Omar Ahmed ISMAEL
POSITION: MAJ/Lead IA Investigator/MOI/Internal Affairs
DOB: October 10, 1976
TYPE OF TRAINING: Internal Affairs Training Course
DATES OF TRAINING: March 20-27, 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington D.C./Arlington, VA, USA

FULL NAME: Mustafa Sami ABDULHADI
POSITION: MAJ/Lead IA Investigator/MOI/Internal
DOB: June 30, 1977
TYPE OF TRAINING: Internal Affairs Training Course
DATES OF TRAINING: March 20-27, 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington D.C./Arlington, VA, USA

FULL NAME: Ahmed Radhi KADHIM
POSITION: 1lt/Investigator Gen Asst/MOI/Internal Affairs
DOB: January 13, 1985
TYPE OF TRAINING: Internal Affairs Training Course
DATES OF TRAINING: March 20-27, 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington D.C./Arlington, VA, USA
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