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DE RUEHBK #1012 0920342
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O 010342Z APR 08
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2486
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 001012

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

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
TAGS: MASS MARR MOPS PREL PHUM TH
SUBJECT: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: JUSMAG - INTERNATIONAL CRISIS COMMAND, YORKTOWN, VA,
MAY 7-23, 2008

REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMOS DATED MARCH 24, 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
individual listed below, which 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 this person. Embassy Bangkok
Political Officer, Guy Margalith, is the verifying
officer for the Embassy/Department of State. Due to DoD
requirements, we would appreciate expedited processing, if
possible.

JUSMAG - INTERNATIONAL CRISIS COMMAND, YORKTOWN, VA, MAY 7-23,
2008.

PARTICIPANT:

Police Captain Prakan Phuket, Royal Thai Marine Police, DPOB:
November 23, 1978; Chang Rai, Thailand.

JOHN

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