Cablegate: Thailand: Embassy/State Department Human Rights
UNCLAS BANGKOK 002320
STATE FOR EAP/BCLTV, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA HUSO
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS PREL PHUM TH HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING
SUBJECT: THAILAND: EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: WG.CDR PIYASAK SANGWONG
REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO OF MARCH 2005
B. 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) JUSMAGTHAI has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting for Wg.Cdr. Piyasak
SANGWONG, Foreign Language Division, Armed Forces Education
Department who has been selected to attend the two courses
listed below. Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible
information of gross violations of human rights by this
individual. Embassy Bangkok Political Counselor, Robert J.
Clarke, is the verifying officer for the Embassy/Department
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