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06SANTIAGO1760
2006-08-17 20:26:00
UNCLASSIFIED
Embassy Santiago
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CHILE: MILGP REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR

Tags:   MARR  MASS  PREL  PHUM  CI 
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DE RUEHSG #1760 2292026
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 172026Z AUG 06
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9813
INFO RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY
RUMIAAE/COMSOCSOUTH SIMS HOMESTEAD ARS FL PRIORITY
						UNCLAS SANTIAGO 001760 

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: MILGP REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE

REF: A. COMSOCSOUTH 071600Z NOV 05


B. 05 STATE 83724

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 001760

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: MILGP REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE

REF: A. COMSOCSOUTH 071600Z NOV 05


B. 05 STATE 83724


1. This is an action request. See paragraphs 2 and 3.


2. Action request: Embassy requests the Department assist
in conducting a Leahy Amendment Human Rights review, as well
as a general name check of the following Chilean candidates
who have been nominated for training, pursuant to the Leahy
Act and Foreign Assistance Act. Please transmit the results
of such, including information not strictly covered by the
Leahy Amendment, to Embassy.


3. The proposed training is the International Terrorism and
Human Rights Conference, which will take place in Bogota,
Colombia, U.S. Southern Command J5 Human Rights Section,
September 11 through September 16, 2006. The names and
identifying information of the proposed candidates appear in
the following format: Name, unit, date of birth, place of
birth and national identification number.

a. Felipe Simonsohn, Lawyer with the Ministry of Interior,
28 Jun 1978, Santiago, 18273744-5

b. Hector Jose Munoz Montecinos, Lawyer with the Ministry of
Interior, 30 Jul 1943, Santiago, 4483292-5


4. Embassy is conducting its own review and has not found
credible information that the candidates have been involved
in gross human rights violations.
KELLY