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FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9866
INFO RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUWGTCH/JIATF WEST //J3// IMMEDIATE
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RHHMUNS/COMSOCPAC HONOLULU HI//SOJ3// IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS BANGKOK 005139

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/MLS, 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: JUSMAGTHAI, JOINT THEATER LEVEL STIMULATION
TRAINING AND INTERNATIONAL JTLS USERS CONFERENCE, OCTOBER
18-NOVEMBER 5, 2007, MONTEREY, CA

REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO DATED 21 SEPTEMBER 2007

B. 05 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 request for
individuals listed below, who have been selected to attend
the above-mentioned course. Embassy Bangkok possesses no
credible information at this time of gross violations of
human rights by these persons. Embassy Bangkok Political
Officer, Guy Margalith, is the verifying officer for the
Embassy/Department of State.

Participants:

1. Col. Ratanachai SUWANADESA, War-game Division, Joint Staff
College, DPOB: Nov 24, 1957; Bangkok, TH.

2. Gp. Capt. Chaninton CHALERMSUP, War-game Division, Joint
Staff College, DPOB: Jan 10, 1962; Bangkok, TH.

3.Wg. Cmdr. Samart MADNURAK, War-game Division, Joint Staff
College, DPOB: May 15, 1970; Bangkok, TH.
ENTWISTLE

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