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Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights

VZCZCXYZ0013
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBK #2159 1980734
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 160734Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3704
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUWGTCH/JIATF WEST //J3// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J5// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNS/COMSOCPAC HONOLULU HI//SOJ3// IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS BANGKOK 002159

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: JUSMAG - INTERNATIONAL DEFENSE MANAGEMENT, 20 SEP - 05
DEC 2008

REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMOS DATED 10 JULY 2008
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) JUSMAG THAI has requested that the Embassy/State Department
complete human rights vetting request for individual listed below,
who has 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, Melissa Carlson, is the verifying officer for the
Embassy/Department of State.

LTC Santi Boonyatee, Army Comptroller, RTA, DPOB: 15 February 1972;
Chanthaburi Province, TH

JOHN

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