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VZCZCXYZ0009
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBK #3928 1991016
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 181016Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8340

UNCLAS BANGKOK 003928

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/MLS, L/EAP, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR MOPS PREL PHUM TH
SUBJECT: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: LEGATT UNDERCOVER TRAINING COURSE, LAS VEGAS,
NEVADA, 27 JULY THROUGH 10 AUGUST, 2007

REF: A. LEGATT-POL E-MAIL DATED 18 JULY 2007
B. BANGKOK 3848 (VETTING REQUEST)
C. LEGATT MEMO DATED 12 JULY 2007
D. 05 STATE 021314 - GUIDANCE
E. 03 STATE 34981 - GUIDANCE

1. This is an action request.

2. (U) LEGATT has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting request for the
individual listed below who has been selected to attend the
following course. Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible
information of gross violations of human rights by this
person. Embassy Bangkok Political Officer, Guy Margalith, is
the verifying officer for the Embassy/Department of State.
During Mr. Margalith's absence, Deputy Political Counselor
David R. Greenberg will function as POC for this request.

UNDERCOVER TRAINING COURSE, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 27 JULY
THROUGH 10 AUGUST, 2007:

Police Captain Khemachart Prakaihongmanee, Special Case
Inquiry Official, Department of Special Investigations, DPOB:
November 16, 1973, Bangkok, Thailand.
BOYCE

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