Cablegate: Thailand: Embassy/State Department Human Rights
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UNCLAS BANGKOK 002833
STATE FOR EAP/BCLTV, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA HUSO, JIATF/WEST FOR COMMANDER BUSCH
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS PREL PHUM TH HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING
SUBJECT: THAILAND: EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: COL. DITTHARAT AMORNVITTHAVAT
REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO OF 8 APR 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 Col. Dittharat
AMORNVITTHAVAT, the Institute of Advanced Military Studies,
who has been selected to attend the WCN N/A, International
Fellows Program Course at the National Defense University at
Ft. McNair, Washington, DC from June 13, 2005 - June 7,
2006. 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.