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Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights

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TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 5175
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
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RUWGTCH/JIATF WEST IMMEDIATE
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UNCLAS BANGKOK 003467

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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 THAI - PSYCHOLOGYCAL OPERATION COURSE, FORT
BRAGG, NORTH CAROLINA, DECEMBER 13, 2008 - APRIL 19, 2009

REF: A. JUSMAG THAI MEMOS DATED NOVEMBER 18, 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,
which 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 Thai - Psychological Operation Course, Fort Bragg, North
Carolina, December 13, 2008 - April 19, 2009.

Participant:

Name: Charkrit Proungsuwan
DPOB: 08/11/1972; Bangkok, Thailand
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Joint and Combine Exercise Planning Office, Royal Thai Armed
Forces Headquarters.

JOHN

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