Cablegate: Thailand: Embassy/State Department Human Rights
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UNCLAS BANGKOK 003993
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: LIEUTENANT GENERAL NIPAT THONGLEK
REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO OF 26 MAY 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 Lieutenant
General Nipat THONGLEK, Office of Policy and Planning, MOD
who has been selected to attend the WCN 2230, Civil Military
Strategy for Internal Development Course at Hurlbert Field,
FL from 8 - 22 July 2005. 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.