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Cablegate: Embassy/State Department Human Rights Vetting For:

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 BANGKOK 003829

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/BCLTV, L/EAP, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA HUSO, JIATF/WEST FOR COMMANDER BUSCH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR MOPS PREL PHUM TH HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING
SUBJECT: EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR:
DIILS: COMBATING TERRORISM: HUMAN RIGHTS AND
HUMANITARIAN LAW AWARENESS AND CCMR: CIVIL MILITARY
RESPONSE TO TERRORISM

REF: A. JUSMAG-THAI MEMO AND E-MAILS DATED 2 MAY
B. 4 MAY AND 11 MAY 2005
C. STATE 021314 - GUIDANCE
D. 03 STATE 34981 - GUIDANCE

1. This is an action request.

2. JUSMAG THAI has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting for units that have
been selected to participate in the following courses and to
meet internal DOD advance deployment deadlines, they have
requested that the review of human rights reports and files
be completed ASAP. The DIILS course is part of Post's
efforts to improve human rights training for senior, junior
and enlisted Thai military personnel, especially those who
will be deploying to southern Thailand.

-- DIILS: Combating Terrorism: Human Rights and
Humanitarian Law Awareness, MTT Course from 16 - 20 May in
Bangkok Thailand scheduled from 18 July to 23 Sept. 2005.

-- CCMR: Civil Military Response to Terrorism, MTT Course
from 18 - 20 July 2005 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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3. The Embassy possesses no credible evidence that any of
the units listed below in paragraph four have committed gross
violations of human rights. Please advise whether the
Department has any relevant information on the units listed
below.

4. Participants in the Exercise are as follows:

Directorate of Join Operations (J3) Royal Thai Supreme Command
-- Directorate of Joint Operations
-- Directorate of Joint Logistics
-- Directorate of Joint Combined Exercise Planning Office
-- Armed Forces Education Department
-- Peacekeeping Operation Center (PKO)
-- Doctrine Development and Evaluation Division
-- Exercise Control Division
-- Adjutant General Department
-- Strategic Research Institute

Ministry of Defense
-- Judge Advocate General's Department
-- Office of the Permanent Secretary
-- Plans and Policy Division

Royal Thai Army, RTA
-- Assistant of Operations Section, 2nd Calvary Division
King's Guard
-- Operations Division, 1st Army Area
-- Army Infantry School, Infantry Center
-- Army Calvary School, Saraburi
-- Army Artillery School, Lop Buri
-- Army Engineer School, Ratchaburi
-- Education Division, NCO Academy
-- Special Warfare School, Special Warfare Center, Lop Buri
-- Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy, Nakorn Nayok
-- Royal Military Academy
-- Army CGSC, Institute for Advance Military Studies
-- Army Police Academy
-- Military Police School, Provost Marshall General
-- Legal Office, 4th Army Area
-- 2nd Army Area
-- 1st Army Area (S2)

Royal Thai Navy (RTN)
-- 1st Naval Area Command, Royal Thai Fleet
-- 2nd Naval Area Command, Legal Division
-- 3rd Naval Area Command, Legal Division
-- Naval Riverine Division
-- Coat Guard Command, Royal Thai Fleet
-- Naval Education Department
-- Naval Administration Department, Legal Division
-- Navy Special Operations Department
-- Royal Thai Marine Corps, Legal Division

Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
-- RTAF Institute of Higher Education, Air Education
Training Command
-- RTAF Air Academy
-- Directorate of Education and Training
-- Directorate of Civil Affairs
-- Directorate of Air Operations
-- RTAF Security Force, Air Combat Command
-- Directorate of Administrative Services, Legal Division
BOYCE

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