Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights
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STATE FOR EAP/MLS, L/EAP, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA CHRISTY, JIATF/WEST FOR COMMANDER BUSCH
E.O. 12958: N/A
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SUBJECT: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: JUSMAG - JCET BALANCE TORCH 08-3, THAILAND, MARCH 25 -
JUNE 17, 2008
REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMOS DATED JANUARY 30, 2008
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.
JCET BALANCE TORCH 08-3, THAILAND, MARCH 25 - JUNE 17, 2008.
1. Colonel Chalit Puangmaleepadub, 4th Special Forces Regiment,
Royal Thai Army Special Warfare Command, DPOB: May 13, 1959;
2. Colonel Uttaporn Paopajak, 5th Special Forces Regiment, Royal
Thai Army Special Warfare Command, DPOB: May 13, 1959; Bangkok, TH.
3. First Lieutenant Damrong Kladmoon, 3rd Army Area Long Range
Reconnaissance Company, DPOB: June 29, 1978; Surin, TH.