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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Thailand Leahy Vetting Request -

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DE RUEHC #1921 3520014
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O R 170007Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK IMMEDIATE 7085
INFO RHMFIUU/DEPT OF JUSTICE WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 131921

SIPDIS, SENSITIVE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS MOPS PHUM PREL SNAR KCRM TH
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR THAILAND LEAHY VETTING REQUEST -
ILEA BANGKOK CLANDESTINE LABORATORY INVESTIGATIONS COURSE - SESSION 3

REF: BANGKOK 3602

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and finds that,
as of this date, it possesses no credible evidence of gross
violations of human rights committed by the individuals listed below.
These individuals are candidates to attend the ILEA Bangkok
Clandestine Laboratory Investigations Course from January 12-16,
2009.

2. (U) Candidates:

Name: Tiwatawat Nakornsree
DPOB: 31 March 1962; Khon Kaen, Thailand
Title/Rank: Superintendent, Colonel
Unit: Maesai Police Station, Chiang Rai Provincial Police Region 5,
Royal Thai Police

Name: Pasert Sainua
DPOB: 2 March 1961; Chiang Rai, Thailand
Title/Rank: Inspector, Major
Unit: Sub-Division 2, Division 2, Narcotics Suppression Bureau,
Royal Thai Police

Name: Pakpoom Khuesui
DPOB: 2 June 1977; Maehongson, Thailand
Title/Rank: Sub-Inspector, Sub Lieutenant
Unit: Human Resources Section, Administration Sub-Division,
Maehongson Provincial Police Region 5, Royal Thai Police

Alternates:

Name: Chinnaput Apiwatwuttigul
DPOB: 2 Dec 1973; Phayao, Thailand
Title/Rank: Sub-Inspector, Lieutenant
Unit: Administration Sub-Division, Division 2 Narcotics Suppression
Bureau, Royal Thai Police

Name: Chinnakrit Sonthi
DPOB: 21 Dec 1981; Chiang Mai, Thailand
Title/Rank: Sub-Inspector Inquiry, Lieutenant
Unit: Inquiry Section, Maehongson Police Station, Maehongson
Provincial, Police Region 5, Royal Thai Police

Name: Jakpetch Petchploynil
DPOB: 28 Dec 1971; Lopburi, Thailand
Title/Rank: Deputy Superintendent, Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Office of the Inspector-General, Royal Thai Police

Name: Siriphon Kusonsinwut
DPOB: 27 May 1971; Samut Sakhon, Thailand
Title/Rank: Deputy Superintendent, Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Legal Affairs and Criminal Affairs Division, Office of Legal
Affairs, Royal Thai Police

3. (U) Post may provide the following statement to authorized
parties: Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by the
individuals identified above, as of this date. Post may cite this
cable in response.

4. (U) If, in the future, post becomes aware of possible human rights
violations by the individuals listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

5. (U) POC for this action is Jameson DeBose:
-Email: DeBoseJL@state.gov
-Phone: 202-647-2989
RICE

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