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|Tags:||PTER PREL MV Maldives Human Rights|
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S E C R E T COLOMBO 002078 SIPDIS NOFORN FOR SA, SA/INS, AND S/CT E.O. 12958: DECL: 11-05-12 TAGS: PTER, PREL, MV, Maldives, Human Rights SUBJECT: Maldivian Government requests access to national held at Guantanamo (U) Classified by Lewis Amselem, Deputy Chief of Mission. Reasons 1.5 (b,d). 1. (U) This is an ACTION REQUEST -- Please see Para 4. 2. (S/NF) During a November 5 conversation, Maldivian MFA Permanent Secretary Ahmed Shaheed requested from the DCM that the United States share any intelligence information it may have garnered from Ibrahim Fouwzy, a Maldivian national held at Guantanamo. Shaheed specifically asked for any information on ties Fouwzy may have with other Maldivian nationals. In this regard, Shaheed also requested that the Maldivian government be permitted to conduct its own intelligence interview of Fouwzy. (Note: We understand that the Maldivian government may have made similar requests via other channels.) 3. (S/NF) Shaheed also asked for consular access to the detainee. Fouwzy's family has requested that the government visit him in Guantanamo. 4. (S/NF) ACTION REQUEST: Mission requests guidance on how to respond to the three queries from the Maldivians, i.e., sharing of intelligence information garnered from Fouwzy, access to conduct their own intelligence interview, and consular access. END ACTION REQUEST. WILLS
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