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Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights

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FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4903
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUWGTCH/JIATF WEST IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J5// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNS/COMSOCPAC HONOLULU HI//SOJ3// IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS BANGKOK 003275

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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 - 533 COMBAT SYSTEMS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY,
NAVAL POST GRADUATE SCHOOL, MONTEREY, CA, DECEMBER 28, 2008 -
DECEMBER 17, 2010

REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMOS DATED OCTOBER 16, 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 course scheduled
below. Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information at this
time of gross violations of human rights by this person. Embassy
Bangkok Political Officer, Melissa G. Carlson, is the verifying
officer for the Embassy/Department of State.

JUSMAG - 533 Combat Systems Science and Technology Naval Post
Graduate School, Monterey, CA, December 28, 2008 - December 17,
2010.

PARTICIPANT:

Name: Ponsakorn Sommai
Title: Lieutenant Junior Grade
Unit: Electronics Division, Naval Electronics Department, Royal
Thai Navy
DPOB: November 04, 1980; Bangkok, Thailand.

JOHN

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