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 - SEVERAL TRAINING COURSES IN THE U.S. FROM
APRIL 30 - OCTOBER 15, 2008
REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMOS DATED APRIL 04, 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, which have been selected to attend the
courses listed below. Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible
information at this time of gross violations of human rights by
these units. Embassy Bangkok Political Officer, Melissa G. Carlson,
is the verifying officer for the Embassy/Department of State.
COURSES AND PARTICIPANTS:
1. Specialized English Language Training, Lackland AFB, Texas, April
30 to July 04, 2008 and Communications Cable/Antenna Systems
Apprentice, Sheppard AFB, Texas, July 07 to October 15, 2008:
- Flight Lieutenant Narin Ravadchai, Directorate of Communications
and Electronics, Air Support Command, Royal Thai Air Force, DPOB:
February 27, 1977; Kalasin, Thailand.
2. UN Staff Officers, Monterey, California, April 30 to May 16,
- Khanchit Wichaworn, Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters, DPOB:
January 06, 1974; Bangkok, Thailand.
- Surasant Kongsiri, Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters, DPOB:
October 19, 1968; Bangkok, Thailand.
- Wilawan Chuasanit-In, Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters, DPOB:
June 14, 1973; Bangkok, Thailand.
- Atthasit Sinlua, Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters, DPOB: April
06, 1965; Bangkok, Thailand.
3. International Crisis Command and Control, U.S. Coast Guard
Training Center, Virginia, May 07-23, 2008:
- Major Sutthisarn Kaewkate, 2nd Army Area, DPOB: May 27, 1963;
4. Advanced Language Proficiency Skill, Lackland AFB, Texas, May 14
to August 08, 2008 and Intro to ALC, Lackland AFB, Texas, August 11
to October 03, 2008:
- Wing Commander Wasana Sungpichai, Royal Thai Air Force, DPOB: May
24, 1953; Bangkok, Thailand.