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Cablegate: Thailand: Embassy/State Department Human Rights

Published: Thu 30 Jun 2005 08:34 AM
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UNCLAS BANGKOK 004267
SIPDIS
STATE FOR EAP/BCLTV, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA HUSO, JIATF/WEST FOR COMMANDER BUSCH
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS PREL PHUM TH HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING
SUBJECT: THAILAND: EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: INDIVIDUALS FROM THE ROYAL THAI NAVY AIR
DIVISION (RTNAD)
REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO OF 20 JUNE 2005
B. STATE 021314 - GUIDANCE
C. 03 STATE 34981 - GUIDANCE
1. (U) This is an action request for human rights
verification required by the Leahy Amendment; see para. 2.
2. (U) JUSMAGTHAI has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting for the individuals
listed in Para. 3 who has been selected to attend the courses
as indicated. Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible
information of gross violations of human rights by these
individuals. Embassy Bangkok Political/Military Officer,
Mark B. Lambert, is the verifying officer for the
Embassy/Department of State.
3. Individuals from the Royal Thai Navy Air Division (RTNAD)
to attend the COTS SeaVue Radar Training at NAS PAX River
from July 20 - Aug. 5, 2005.
Cdr. Tanasak ASAVAHEM, RTNAD, WCN 0651
LCdr. Sittidech KERDCHANTRONG, WCN 0652
LTJG. Tonglor RUNGCHAMRUS, WCN 0653
LTJG, Sakpathai SAKDIKORN, WCN 0654
LTJG. Arnu CHAIPAT, WCN 0655
LTJG. Wimon TAAKA, WCN 0058
CPO.1 Sakraphee WORASUTPHISARN, WCN 0656
CPO.2 Nares KULCHART, WCN 0657
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