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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Individual to Attend The

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DE RUEHPF #0726 2730051
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 300051Z SEP 09
FM AMEMBASSY PHNOM PENH
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1223
INFO RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC
RHHMUNA/USCINCPAC HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J45/J5/J7/J72/FPA//

UNCLAS PHNOM PENH 000726

US DAO PHNOM PENH CB

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR PM-HDP, DRL, EAP/MLS, EAP/RSP AND S/GHD

E. O 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL MOPS PHUM MARR MASS CB
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR INDIVIDUAL TO ATTEND THE
GLOBAL PEACE OPERATIONS INITIATIVE (GPOI) SENIOR MISSION LEADERS
(SML) COURSE, OCTOBER 19-30, 2009 IN TOKYO, JAPAN

REF: 03 SECSTATE 034981

1. This is an action cable. See Paragraph Six.

2. Reftel is guidance for screening nominees for U.S. sponsored
training programs.

3. To comply with the Leahy amendment relative to U.S. sponsored
security assistance training, the U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh has
conducted local human rights vetting for the following individual
selected for the Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) Senior
Mission Leaders (SML) course October 19-30, 2009 in Tokyo, Japan.

NAME: Prum, Wimol (Male)
DPOB: September 12, 1959; Phnom Penh
POSITION: Deputy Director
RANK: Colonel
DEPT/UNIT: Immigration Police Department, Cambodian National Police,
Ministry of Interior

4. U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh has reviewed its files and finds that, as
of this date, it possesses no credible information of gross
violations of human rights by the above individual.

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5. Individual will attend the Global Peace Operations Initiative
(GPOI) Senior Mission Leaders (SML) course October 19-30, 2009 in
Tokyo, Japan.

6. Action request: Please verify whether the Department possesses
any credible information that the individual named above has been
implicated in gross violations of human rights.

7. Points of contacts for Amembassy Phnom Penh are Major Wayne
Turnbull turnbullpw@state.gov or tel: 855-23-728-219 or Jenae
Johnson at Johnsonjd3@state.gov or tel: 855-23-728-118.

RODLEY

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