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Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights

VZCZCXYZ0009
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBK #4555 2350627
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 230627Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9116

UNCLAS BANGKOK 004555

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/MLS, L/EAP, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR MOPS PREL PHUM TH
SUBJECT: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: USMS/DOJ 2ND INTL WITNESS PROTECTION
SYMPOSIUM, SEPT 5-7, 2007, LYON, FRANCE

REF: A. NAS EMAIL DATED AUG 23 2007
B. 05 STATE 021314 - GUIDANCE
C. 03 STATE 34981 - GUIDANCE

1. (U) This is an action request.

2. (U) NAS has requested that the Embassy/State Department
complete human rights vetting request for the individual
listed below who has been selected to attend the subject
course. Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by this person. Embassy
Bangkok Political Officer, Guy Margalith, is the verifying
officer for the Embassy/Department of State.

COL Ratanapant ROJANAPIROM, Royal Thai Army, Director of
Military Legal Advisory Division, Judge Advocat General's
Department, Ministry of Defense, DPOB: October 4, 1952;
Songkhla, TH.

3. (U) Post appreciates Department's assistance.
BOYCE

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