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Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights

VZCZCXYZ0006
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBK #4556 2350654
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 230654Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9117

UNCLAS BANGKOK 004556

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: ILEA, NARCOTICS UNIT COMMANDER COURSE: SESSION
6, SEPT 3-14, 2007, BANGKOK, THAILAND

REF: A. ILEA EMAIL DATED AUG 23 2007
B. BANGKOK 4202
C. 05 STATE 021314 - GUIDANCE
D. 03 STATE 34981 - GUIDANCE

1. (U) This is an action request.

2. (U) ILEA 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.

POL LT COL Parkpoom Soonthornsorn, Deputy Superintendent, NSB
Division 2, Khon Khaen, DPOB: January 12, 1956; Bangkok, TH.

3. (U) Post notes that the above named individual's
nomination is in addition to the individuals identified in
ref B. Post appreciates the Department's expedited
processing of this request if possible.

4. (U) Post appreciates the Department's assistance.
BOYCE

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