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Cablegate: Jusmag/Thailand Embassy/State Department Human

Published: Mon 30 Jul 2007 08:07 AM
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STATE FOR EAP/MLS, L/EAP, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA HUSO, JIATF/WEST FOR COMMANDER BUSCH
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR MOPS PREL PHUM TH
SUBJECT: JUSMAG/THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN
RIGHTS VETTING FOR: MULTI-NATIONAL INTER-AGENCY COOPERATION
DEVELOPMENT SYMPOSIUM ON COUNTER-TERRORISM AND COUNTER
INSURGENCY, 15 - 22 SEPT, 2007.
REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO DATED 26 JULY 2007
B. 05 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) JUSMAG/THAI AND SOCPAC have requested that the
Embassy/State Department complete human rights vetting
request for individuals listed below, who have been selected
to attend the above-mentioned course. Embassy Bangkok
possesses no credible information at this time of gross
violations of human rights by these persons. Embassy Bangkok
Political Officer, Guy Margalith, is the verifying officer
for the Embassy/Department of State.
MULTI-NATIONAL INTER-AGENCY COOPERATION DEVELOPMENT SYMPOSIUM
ON COUNTER-TERRORISM AND COUNTER INSURGENCY, 15 - 22 SEPT,
2007:
1. CAPT Pitaya SONSAWAD, Bank of Thailand Money Laundering
Unit, DPOB: Nov. 7, 1950; Bangkok, TH.
2. Pol. COL Akarapol PUNYOPASHTAMBHA, Ministry of Justice,
Dept. of Special Investigations, DPOB: July 24, 1962;
Bangkok, TH.
3. Pol. LTCOL Somchai CHALERMSOOKSANT, Ministry of
Justice, Central Institute of Forensic Science, DPOB: Apr.
10, 1965; Bangkok, TH.
4. Pol. LTCOL Wiwan SUWANSAMRITH, Ministry of Justice,
Central Institite of Forensic Science, DPOB: Feb. 16, 1957;
Bangkok, TH.
5. Pol. COL Yuttana TUNGKHASEN, Royal Thai Police Region 9,
DPOB: June 1, 1955; Bangkok, TH.
6. Pol. COL. Somkuan KAMPEERA, Royal Thai Police, Region 9,
DPOB: Jan. 5, 1953; Saraburi, TH.
7. Pol. LTCOL Komol KLINPRACHUM, Royal Thai Police,
Special Branch, DPOB: Jan 31, 1969; Nakornpatom, TH.
8. Pol. Sen.COL Sompong KHONKAEN, Royal Thai Police, Border
Patrol Region 4, DPOB: Dec 14, 1950; Nakornpatom, TH.
9. Pol. LTCOL Jarut SURUTTAYAPORN, Royal Thai Police,
Immigration Bureau Region 4, DPOB: Dec. 11, 1966; Songkla, TH.
10. COL Thavin AKKARAMAYTHAYUT, Royal Thai Supreme Command
HQ, J13, DPOB: Dec. 14, 1963; Nakornpanom, TH.
11. COL Suphot MALANIYOM, Royal Thai Supreme Command HQ, J7,
DPOB: Apr. 10, 1963; Chonburi, TH.
12. GP CAPT Saisak KANPACHAI, Royal Thai Supreme Command HQ,
J7, DPOB: Nov. 9, 1961; Nakornrachasima, TH.
13. COL Orgrob AMARUCHKUL, CTOC, DPOB: June 23, 1968;
Bangkok, TH.
14. MAJ Ukaradej PIMSORNNANON, Royal Thai Army, Dept. of
Intelligence, DPOB: July 9, 1974; Saraburi, TH.
15. COL Pirapong PHOMEAUN, Royal Thai Army, Dept. of
Operations, DPOB: Apr. 9, 1968; Bangkok, TH.
16. LTCOL Nimit SUWANARAT, Royal Thai Army, Region 1
Command, DPOB: Apr. 14, 1971; Bangkok, TH.
17. LTCOL Chusak PANOMPANTHONG, Royal Thai Army, Region 2
Command, DPOB: Dec. 12, 1971; Surin, TH.
18. COL Permsak PRASERTSRI, Royal Thai Army, Region 3
Command, DPOB: Sept. 18, 1968; Pijitr, TH.
19. LTCOL Thammarat ONGPALAKON, Royal Thai Army, Region 4
Command, DPOB: Sept. 25, 1972; Puttani, TH.
20. LTCOL Pisanu SARATEE, Royal Thai Army, Special Warfare
Command, DPOB: Oct. 29, 1971; Saraburi, TH.
21. COL Trairong TONGNUASUG, Royal Thai Army, Institute of
Advanced Army Studies, DPOB: Feb. 22, 1960; Suratthani, TH.
22. CAPT Wason TRIJIT, Royal Thai Navy, Dept. of Naval
Intelligence, DPOB: Oct. 3, 1967; Bangkok, TH.
23. CDR Yuttasath TREEOST, Royal Thai Navy, Dept. of Naval
Operations, DPOB: Feb. 21, 1967; Kalasin, TH.
24. CAPT Utan KLAIPHEUNG, Royal Thai Navy, Royal Thai Marine
Corps, DPOB: Dec. 25, 1964; Samutsakorn, TH.
25. CAPT Supachai TANASANSAKORN, Royal Thai Navy, Royal Thai
Naval Special Warfare Group, DPOB: Aug. 23, 1968;
Samutsakorn, TH.
26. CDR Patchara KOONNGAM, Royal Thai Navy, Institute of
Advanced Naval Studies, DPOB: May 28, 1968; Bangkok, TH.
27. WG CDR Niwat NIAMPLOY, Royal Thai Air Force, Dept. of
Air Operations, DPOB: Oct. 12, 1970; Bangkok, TH.
28. WG CDR Khatchapoad JAPAKANG, Royal Thai Air Force, Air
Special Operations Command, DPOB: Jan. 24, 1966; Chiang Mai,
TH.
29. GP CAPT Chatree PROMPUNTHAGORN, Royal Thai Air Force
Education Command, DPOB: July 15, 1963; Bangkok, TH.
30. WG CDR Tien TEPANON, Royal Thai Air Force, Education
Command, DPOB: Jan 28, 1969; Bangkok, TH.
3. A second cable for this course will follow with additional
names for consideration. Thank you.
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