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Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights

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O 211005Z AUG 09
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8017
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RHMFISS/CJCS WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUWGTCH/JIATF WEST //J3// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J5// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNS/COMSOCPAC HONOLULU HI//SOJ3// IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS BANGKOK 002107

SIPDIS

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 - COURSES IN CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 12 -
DECEMBER 06, 2009

REF: A. JUSMAG MEMO DATED AUGUST 21, 2009
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 Bangkok has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting request for the individuals
below, who have been selected to attend the below-mentioned course.
Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information at this time of
gross violations of human rights by these persons. Embassy Bangkok
Political Officer, Gillian R. Apfel, is the verifying officer for
the Embassy/Department of State.

- Course: Civil-Military Response to Terrorism, Naval Postgraduate
School, Monterey, California, September 12 - 25, 2009. JUSMAG is
the funding agency.

Name: Passawee Boriboon
DPOB: November 13, 1971, Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Office of the Policy and Planning, Ministry of Defense.

- Course: International Defense Management, Defense Resource
Management Institute, Monterey, California, September 19 - December
06, 2009. JUSMAG is the funding agency.

Name: Kannika Crutsin
DPOB: October 03, 1960; Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Wing Commander
Unit: Royal Thai Armed Forces.

JOHN

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