Cablegate: Thailand: Embassy/State Department Human Rights
UNCLAS BANGKOK 006362
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 KANTANPONG WAJJANATEPIN AND CAPT PANTHIRA
REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO OF SEPTEMBER 30TH 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 KANTANPONG
WAJJANATEPIN and CAPT PANTHIRA WATTANAMONGKOL, who have been
selected to attend WCN 6001A and WCN 6001B, DISAM, in the
United States from October 24th - November 9th, 2005.
Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information of gross
violations of human rights by these individuals. Embassy
Bangkok Political Officer, Jeremy P. Nathan, is the verifying
officer for the Embassy/Department of State.