DOS Cable re: Afghan Human Rights Chief

State Department cable from Kabul Embassy to Sec. of State re: Afghan Human Rights Chief. Amb. Khalilzad states that he discussed detainee issues with Sima Samar, Chairperson of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission.

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Cable
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Wednesday, May 19, 2004
Doc_rel_date: 
Thursday, December 16, 2004
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UNCLASSIFIED

A-38B

RELEASED IN PART Bl, 1.4(D)
May 19, 2004

CONFIDENTIAL
TELEGRAM

SECSTATE WASHDC - IMMEDIATE
Action:S

To:S

SA
From:S

AMEMBASSY KABUL (KABUL 1444 - IMMEDIATE) TAGS::PGOV, PHUM, PINS, PREL, AF Captions: None Subject: AFGHAN HUMAN RIGHTS CHIEF
Ref: None

Classified By: AMBASSADOR ZALMAY KHALILZAD FOR REASONS

1.5 (B) AND (D)

1. (C) I discussed detainee issues with Sima Samar, .

Chairperson of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission
(AIHRC), on May 18. ]

2. (SBU) On another front, Samar and I also discussed the
status of USAID's funding grant for AIHRC. USAID confirmed
that an agreement on the funding grant, which will be
provided via UNDP, will be signed by May 19. (Note: Our May
18 meeting took place just before Samar's planned travel to
the U.S., which will include high-level meetings in
Washington. End Note)

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE REVIEW AUTHORITY: SHARON E AHMAD
DATE/CASE ID: 03 DEC 2004 200303827 UNCLASSIFIED0DOS-002219
UNCLASSIFIED

Khalilzad

Additional Addressees:
None

cc:
AMCONSUL DUBAI
AMCONSUL JEDDAH
AMCONSUL KARACHI
AMCONSUL PESHAWAR
AMEMBASSY ALMATY
AMEMBASSY ASHGABAT
AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI
AMEMBASSY ROME
AMEMBASSY TASHKENT
AMEMBASSY RIYADH
AMEMBASSY OTTAWA
AMEMBASSY DUSHANBE
AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD
AMEMBASSY BEIJING
AMEMBASSY BISHKEK
USMISSION GENEVA
USMISSION USUN N Y
USMISSION USNATO
CIA WASHDC
CJCS WASHINGTON DC
CJTF 180CMDGRP
JOINT STAFF WASHDC//J5/UNMA//
NATO EU COLLECTIVE 0564
SECDEF WASHDC//USDP/J3//
USCINCCENT MACDILL AFB FL •
USCINCENT MACDILL AFB
USCINCSOC MACDILL AFB FL
USCINCCENT MACDILL AFB FL//CCJ3/CCJ4/CCJ5/POLAD//
USCINCCENT INTEL CEN MACDILL AFB FL
NSC WASHDC
JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC//J-3//

UNCLASSIFIED

COMJTF180 BAGRAM AFG//CG/C3/C9/POLAD//
DIA WASHDC
ISLAMIC CONFERENCE COLLECTIVE

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FM AMEMBASSY KABUL

TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 5205

INFO ISLAMIC CONFERENCE COLLECTIVE

NATO EU COLLECTIVE 0564

AMEMBASSY ALMATY

AMEMBASSY ASHGABAT

AMEMBASSY BEIJING

AMEMBASSY BISHKEK

AMEMBASSY DUSHANBE

AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD

AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI

AMEMBASSY OTTAWA

AMEMBASSY RIYADH

AMEMBASSY ROME

AMEMBASSY TASHKENT

AMCONSUL DUBAI

AMCONSUL JEDDAH

AMCONSUL KARACHI

AMCONSUL PESHAWAR

NSC WASHDC

DIA WASHDC

CIA WASHDC

JOINT STAFF WASHDC//J5/UNMA//

JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC//J-3//

CJCS WASHINGTON DC

USMISSION USUN NEW YORK

UNCLASSIFIED0UNCLASSIFIED
COMJTF180 BAGRAM AFG//CG/C3/C9/POLAD//
SECDEF WASHDC//USDP/J3//
USCINCCENT MACDILL AFB FL//CCJ3/CCJ4/CCJ5/POLAD//
USCINCSOC MACDILL AFB FL
USMISSION USNATO
USMISSION GENEVA
CJTF 180CMDGRP
USCINCCENT INTEL CEN MACDILL AFB FL
USCINCCENT MACDILL AFB FL
USCINCENT MACDILL AFB

CONFIDENTIALKABUL 001444

NSC FOR RBLACKWILL, LROSSIN, AHARRIMAN, SPATEL
DEPT FOR SA/FO AMBASSADOR TAYLOR, SA/A, S/CT, S/WCI
OSD FOR DETAINEE POLICY
CENTCOM FOR POLAD
CJTF180 FOR POLAD

E.O. 12958: DECL: 05/19/2014
TAGS: PGOV, PHUM, PINS, PREL, AF S
SUBJECT: AFGHAN HUMAN RIGHTS CHIEF/

LS

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