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Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights

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OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBK #5312 2420555
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 300555Z AUG 06
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 1274
INFO RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUWGTCH/JIATF WEST //J3// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J5// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNS/COMSOCPAC HONOLULU HI//SOJ3// IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS BANGKOK 005312

SIPDIS

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
SUBJECT: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: 1LT. MONGKOL THUPCHAI

REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO DATED 25 JULY 2006

B. 05 STATE 021314 - GUIDANCE
C. 03 STATE 34981 - GUIDANCE

1. This is an action request.

2. (U) JUSMAG THAI has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting request for 1Lt.
Mongkol THUPCHAI, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 19st Inf. Regiment,
Royal Thai Army, who has been selected to attend course(s)
listed below. Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible
information of gross violations of human rights by this/these
person(s). Embassy Bangkok Political/Military Officer, Mark
B. Lambert, is the verifying officer for the
Embassy/Department of State.

WCN No., Course Name, Location and Duration:

-- WCN 1106 - Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course at Ft.
Benning, Georgia from 22 Sept 2006 - 17 Jan. 2007.
BOYCE

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