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Cablegate: Thailand Embassy/State Department Human Rights

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FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8538
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 002560

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: SPECIALIZED ENGLISH LANGUAGE
TRAINING, LACKLAND AFB, TEXAS AND NAVAL STAFF COLLEGE, NAVAL STAFF
COLLEGE, RI, NOVEMBER 04, 2009 - JANUARY 08, 2010

REF: A. JUSMAG MEMO DATED October 02, 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 individual
below, who has been selected to attend the below-mentioned courses.
Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information at this time of
gross violations of human rights by this person. Embassy Bangkok
Political Officer, Gillian R. Apfel, is the verifying officer for
the Embassy/Department of State.

Courses: Specialized English Language Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
and Naval Staff College, Naval Staff College, RI, November 04, 2009
- January 08, 2010. JUSMAG is the funding agency.

Participant:

Name: Bangchong Natewong
DPOB: June 29, 1977; Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
Title/Rank: Lieutenant
Unit: Frigate Squadron One, Royal Thai Fleet.

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