Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights
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ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 200900Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3470
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC
RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J5//
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UNCLAS BANGKOK 001911
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 - ARMOR BASIC OFFICER LEADER, FORT KNOX, KY,
AUGUST 19 - DECEMBER 17, 2008
REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMOS DATED JUNE 10, 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,
Melissa G. Carlson, is the verifying officer for the
Embassy/Department of State.
JUSMAG - Armor Basic Officer Leader, Fort Knox, KY, August 19 -
December 17, 2008.
First Lieutenant Katasada Prasongdee, 2nd SF. Battalion, 4th SF.
Regiment, DPOB: July 05, 1982; Uthaithani, Thailand.