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Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights

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OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBK #5066 2670209
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 240209Z SEP 07
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9771

UNCLAS BANGKOK 005066

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: THE US DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION (DEA),
CHIANG MAI RESIDENT OFFICE (CMRO), BASIC DEA SENSITIVE
INVESTIGATIVE UNIT (SIU) TRAINING COURSE, QUANTICO,
VIRGINIA, OCTOBER 15- NOVEMBER 16, 2007.

REF: A. DEA/CMRO MEMO DATED 14 SEPTEMBER 2007
B. 05 STATE 021314 - GUIDANCE
C. 03 STATE 34981 - GUIDANCE

1. This is an action request.

2. (U) DEA/CMRO has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting request for the
individual listed below who has been selected to attend the
above-mentioned course(s). Embassy Bangkok possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by
this/these person(s). Embassy Bangkok Political Officer, Guy
Margalith, is the verifying officer for the
Embassy/Department of State.

Pol. Sgt. Maj. Seephrai SONNAYA, Group Leader, Chiang Mai
Intelligence Center, DPOB: 4 April 1971; A. Muang, Loei, TH
BOYCE

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