Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights
160035Z Dec 05
UNCLAS BANGKOK 007649
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: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: MAJ. THIRATCH SOMBUTSIRI
REF: A. JUSMAG-THAI MEMO DATED 6 DEC 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) JUSMAG THAI has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting request for Maj.
Thiratch SOMBUTSIRI, Directorate of Civil Affairs, who has
been selected to attend the WCN 6157, Psychological
Operations Officer Civil Affairs Qualification Course at Ft.
Bragg, NC from 27 Dec 2005 - 30 June 2006. Embassy Bangkok
possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights by this person. Embassy Bangkok
Political/Military Officer, Mark B. Lambert, is the verifying
officer for the Embassy/Department of State.