Cablegate: Thailand: Embassy/State Department Human Rights
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UNCLAS BANGKOK 002494
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: LCDR. SAKDA WATTANATHAM
REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO OF 14 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 LCdr. Sakda
WATTANATHAM, Naval Ordnance Department who has been selected
to attend the following courses. 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 of State.
1. WCN 1342A - SWO DH OPS SPEC Intl at Newport, RI from
April 22 - July 29, 2005.
2. WCN 1342B - SWO Adv. Ship Handling at Newport, RI from
July 31 - August 3, 2005.