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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Hong Kong Leahy Vetting Request -

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DE RUEHC #6861 3371955
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O R 021948Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHHK/AMCONSUL HONG KONG IMMEDIATE 5900
INFO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK 6738
RHMFIUU/DEPT OF JUSTICE WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 126861

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR PHUM ASEC KCRM SNAR HK TH
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR HONG KONG LEAHY VETTING REQUEST -
ILEA BANGKOK TACTICAL SAFETY AND PLANNING COURSE

REF: Hong Kong 1978

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and finds that,
as of this date, it possesses no credible information of gross
violations of human rights by the individuals listed below. These
individuals are candidates to attend the ILEA Bangkok Tactical Safety
and Planning Course from December 8-18, 2008.

2. (U) Candidates:

Name: LAM, Hung-ki Kenny
DOB: March 15, 1971
Rank: Detective Sr. Inspector of Police
PPT: HA 0791521 (HKSAR); Exp. 05/10/2014
Assignment: Intelligence, Narcotics Bureau, Hong Kong Police Force

Name: Mr. LEUNG, Yiu Man, Jonathan
DOB: May 29, 1974
Rank: Sr. Inspector, Hong Kong Customs & Excise Department (HKC&E)
PPT: H02235753 (HKSAR); Exp. 12/10/2012
Assignment: Sr. Training Instructor, Higher Training Division, HKC&E

3. (U) Post may provide the following statement to authorized
parties: Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by the
individuals identified above, as of this date. Post may cite this
cable in response.

4. (U) If, in the future, post becomes aware of possible human rights
violations by the individuals listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

5. (U) POC for this action is Jameson DeBose:
- Email: DeBoseJL@state.gov
- Phone: 202-647-2989
RICE

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