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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Individuals to Attend The

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P 010921Z OCT 09
FM AMEMBASSY PHNOM PENH
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1227
INFO RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC
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RHHMUNA/USCINCPAC HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J45/J5/FPA//
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UNCLAS PHNOM PENH 000731

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 INDIVIDUALS TO ATTEND THE
NAVY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE PORT SECURITY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TRAINING, NOVEMBER 16-24, 2009 AT SIHANOUKVILLE PORT, CAMBODIA

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 individuals
selected for the Navy Criminal Investigative Service Port Security
Law Enforcement Training, November 16-24, 2009 at Sihanoukville
Port, Cambodia.

NAME: Chann, Minea (Male)
DPOB: September 11, 1969; Kampot
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security

NAME: Mai, Sarith (Male)
DPOB: May 15, 1968; Takeo
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security

NAME: Nhim, Phearath (Male)
DPOB: September 1, 1991; Sihanoukville
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security

NAME: Nhim, Vanna (Male)
DPOB: June 10, 1985; Sihanoukville
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security

NAME: Say, Samnang (Male)
DPOB: April 27, 1991; Sihanoukville
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security

NAME: Sao, Sopheak (Male)
DPOB: September 24, 1989; Sihaoukville
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security

NAME: Phouk, Veasna (Male)
DPOB: October 8, 1981; Sihanoukville
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security

NAME: Khhan, Sopheap (Male)
DPOB: October 10, 1987; Sihanoukville
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security

NAME: Sorn, Komsot (Male)
DPOB: July 28, 1987; Sihanoukville
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security

NAME: Suon, Samnang (Male)
DPOB: February 14, 1991; Sihanoukville
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security

NAME: Pov, Sambath (Male)
DPOB: February 9, 1991; Sihanoukville
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security

NAME: Phorn, Chandareth (Male)
DPOB: February 3, 1991; Sihanoukville
POSITION: Security Personnel
DEPT/UNIT: Sihanoukville Port Security


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 individuals.

5. Individuals will attend the Navy Criminal Investigative Service
Port Security Law Enforcement Training, November 16-24, 2009 at
Sihanoukville Port, Cambodia.

6. Action request: Please verify whether the Department possesses


any credible information that the individuals named above have been
implicated in gross violations of human rights.

7. Points of contact 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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