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DE RUEHBK #4864 2530933
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 100933Z SEP 07
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9529
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUWGTCH/JIATF WEST //J3// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J5// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNS/COMSOCPAC HONOLULU HI//SOJ3// IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS BANGKOK 004864

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

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: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: JUSMAG - MULTILATERAL INTERAGENCY COOPERATION SEMINAR,
SEPT 17-20, 2007

REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO DATED 10 SEPT 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 has 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.

Police Lt. Col. Sathapon KAEOSANIT, Royal Thai Police, DPOB: 8 July
1964; Songkhla Province, TH

Col. Pisak SUNGKOBOL, Royal Thai Army, DPOB: 18 May 1962; Bangkok,
TH

BOYCE

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