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Reference ID Created Released Classification Origin
06MANILA1816 2006-04-26 09:57 2011-08-30 01:44 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Manila
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ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 260957Z APR 06
FM AMEMBASSY MANILA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0717
INFO RHHMUNB/JIATF WEST//DEA REP/J2/J3// PRIORITY
RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J5// PRIORITY
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0718
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC PRIORITY
UNCLAS MANILA 001816

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/MTS, EAP/RSP, DRL, DRL/CRA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MOPS PHUM PREL PINR SNAR RP
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR EXERCISE BAKER PISTON 06-3

¶1. (U) This is an Action Request. See para 6.

¶2. (U) JIATF West has requested that the Mission conduct
human rights vetting for units participating in exercise
Baker Piston 06-3, slated to take place 17 July – 11 August,
¶2006.

¶3. (U) Post POC is Rachel Wolfe, who can be reached at
wolfere@state.gov.

¶4. (U) Information on participating commanders and units
follows:

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Office CAR
Director: PSupt. Bernardo A. Borinaga, DOB 13 May 1962

PDEA Regional Office I Director: PCInsp. Christopher M.
Abrahano, DOB 03 September 1973

PDEA Regional Office III Director: PSupt. Jerome Baxinella,
Jr., DOB 30 September 1960

Philippine National Police (PNP) Mountain Provincial Police
Office OIC: PSSupt. Willaim A. Ana-ao, DOB 15 June 1960

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Commander 41st. Inf.
Bn. 51D, PA: LTC Angelito M. de Leon, DOB 02 October 1961

AFP Commander 21st IB 51D, PA: MAJ Francis Eugene
Zardizabal, DOB 18 February 1962

AFP Commander 3rd ISU Intel Sec. Gr., PA: MAJ Edmundo G.
Peralta, DOB 14 May 1970

National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Regional Director
(STF) Anti-Drug Task Force: Reynaldo O. Esmeralda, DOB 05
September 1962

NBI Regional Director (CAR) Anti-Drug Task Force: Recardo
Pangan, DOB 12 January 1950

NBI Head Agent (RAID/SEU “I”) Anti-Drug Task Force: Roel S.
Bolivar, DOB 4 May 1962

¶5. (U) Mission, working with the Philippine Commission on
Human Rights (CHR), verifies that it possesses no credible
information of gross violations of human rights by the
Philippine government commanders and units (identified in
para 4) who are scheduled to participate in exercise Baker
Piston 06-3.

¶6. (U) Action Request: Mission requests the Department
determine whether it possesses credible evidence of gross
human rights violations by the Philippine units and
individuals scheduled to train with U.S. forces in exercise
Baker Piston 06-3. If Department finds no such evidence,
Mission requests that Department issue the required human
rights certification statement. Please respond as soon as
possible.
Kenney

   

 

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