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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

Published: Tue 13 Oct 2009 09:00 PM
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FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 8938
UNCLAS STATE 106356
SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL POLM
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR CHALLAB
REF: BAGHDAD 2730
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 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:
NAME: Hadi Sarheed Challab CHALLAB
POSITION: LT Colonel/Iraqi Army/Counter Terrorism Bureau
DOB: February 6, 1970
TYPE OF TRAINING: Civil Military Response to Terrorism
TRAINING LOCATION: Amman, Jordan
DATES OF TRAINING: November 15-21 2009
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