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Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights

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TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3972
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UNCLAS BANGKOK 002418

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STATE FOR EAP/MLS, L/EAP, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA CHRISTY, 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 - CIVIL-MILITARY RESPONSE TO TERRORISM,
MONTEREY, CA, SEPTEMBER 06-19, 2008

REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMOS DATED AUGUST 06, 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 individuals listed below,
which have been selected to attend the course scheduled below.
Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information at this time of
gross violations of human rights by these persons. Embassy Bangkok
Political Officer, Melissa G. Carlson, is the verifying officer for
the Embassy/Department of State.

Course:
Civil-Military Response to Terrorism, Monterey, California,
September 06-19, 2008.

Participants:
1. Colonel Orgrob Amarushkul, Counter Terrorist Operations Center,
DPOB: June 23, 1968; Bangkok, Thailand.

2. Police Lieutenant Prathueamg Srilamomtri, Thai Marine Police,
DPOB: November 01, 1960; Roiet, Thailand.

JOHN

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