'* CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
Office of Lcgisloiive lioison
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Penranent Select Ccnroittee on Intelligence House of Representatives
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from HPSCI staffer re New York Times Article
Giza, HPSCI staff, call OCA regarding tho attachedebruary New York Times article, entitled "CIA Accused of Tolerating Killings in Honduras."
He noted that on the second page of the article there is mention. Government report of abuses by the Honduran security.forces. Mr. Giza asked if the Agency is aware ofeport, and if so, could we provide the Committeeopy.
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Giza tele-phoned the Office Affairs (OCA) anebruary New York Times article entitled ofllings in
Giza said thiat the article made report that there may have been investigation of abuses by forces." He asxed if tne reiport, and ifopy.
the Directorate of Operations (DO) awareeport concerning ainvestigationabuses by tne Honduran security "forces? Can we provide HPSCIopy of the report if it exists?
There is no secret investigation being: conducted by cne CIA of the allegations contained in the New Yojrk Times article. The Agency has allocated considerable rescources in tne past an continues to do so, to developn allegations of Honduran Government involvement in death squad activity. We are constantly faced with the task of cull_ing facts out of the mountain of fiction that has bean written on and discussed about human rights ab>suses. To this end, we have recently developed new information thateals witn allegations of Honduran Government involvement in death squaa activity. Prior to presenting- it to the Committee, we nave undertaken to verify all of the facts and the veracity of tne source. We will be making this information availaDle to the Committee in the coming week.
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