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Cablegate: Embassy Phnom Penh

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DE RUEHPF #0828/01 3100018
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P 060018Z NOV 09
FM AMEMBASSY PHNOM PENH
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1339
INFO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK 2796

UNCLAS PHNOM PENH 000828

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR EAP/RSP, EAP/MLS, DRL

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL KTIP CB
SUBJ: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR CAMBODIAN NOMINEES TO ATTEND THE
"CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION TRAINING IN TRAFFICKING CASES" 2nd SESSION,
NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 11, 2009 IN PHNOM PENH, 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 second session of the "Criminal Investigation
Training in Trafficking Cases" Course, November 30-December 11, 2009
in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

NOMINEES:

NAME: CHAN, Vibol (Male)
DPOB: January 1, 1957; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: Lt. Colonel; Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SAM, Phally (Male)
DPOB: April 20, 1962; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Major, Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: MORM, Chandara (Male)
DPOB: October 1, 1971; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Major; Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: NEY, Dara Nhil (Male)
DPOB: April 21, 1963; Koh Kong
RANK/POSITION: Major; Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: UK, Samol (Male)
DPOB: March 20, 1960; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Major, Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: KIM, Saro (Male)
DPOB: April 14, 1956; Svay Rieng
RANK/POSITION: Major; Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: LOK, Sarom (Female)
DPOB: October 10, 1968; Battambang
RANK/POSITION: Major; Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: MOM, Chek (Male)
DPOB: October 28, 1973; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Major, Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: PICH, Ravuth (Male)
DPOB: August 31, 1973; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SOK, Bo (Male)
DPOB: March 30, 1972; Kratie
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SUON, Sarey (Male)
DPOB: May 2, 1967; Takeo
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: LY, Sokleang (Male)
DPOB: May 17, 1971; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: KUNG, Sophara (Male)


DPOB: January 1, 1973; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: LOEK, Vanna(Male)
DPOB: January 10, 1969; Prey Veng
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: MEY, Pheany (Male)
DPOB: June 18, 1974; Svay Rieng
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: NOU, Sakhorn (Male)
DPOB: May 8, 1964; Takeo
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: THORNG, Rithy (Male)
DPOB: January 15, 1970; Kampong Speu
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: CHAN, Vannak (Male)
DPOB: August 24, 1980; Takeo
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: HUOM, Tang Hoeut (Male)
DPOB: May 5, 1979; Battambang
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SOM, Acharith (Male)
DPOB: April 14, 1969; Kampot
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: PICH, Hi (Male)
DPOB: January 10, 1983; Takeo
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: LY, Saveth (Male)
DPOB: March 3, 1976; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SEM, Samoeun (Male)
DPOB: April 10, 1966; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: Chief Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: TOL, Vibol (Male)
DPOB: July 4, 1978; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: CHEM, Chan Phally (Female)
DPOB: September 4, 1987; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: ROS, Narith (Male)
DPOB: October 4, 1977; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: MONY, Seyha (Male)
DPOB: August 9, 1983; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit


NAME: MOUNH, Sarin (Male)
DPOB: June 1, 1968; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: Pall, Sannaro (Male)
DPOB: January 20, 1985; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: SEAN, Phalla (Male)
DPOB: October 10, 1974; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

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-mentioned individuals.

5. The individuals will attend the second session of the
"Criminal Investigation Training in Trafficking Cases" Course,
November 30-December 11, 2009 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The course
is sponsored by the United States Department of State, with
instruction provided by experts from The Asia Foundation and the
Southeast Asia Investigations into Social and Humanitarian
Activities (SISHA) organization.

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. Point of contact for Amembassy Phnom Penh is Jenae
Johnson at Johnsonjd3@state.gov or tel: 855-23-728-118.

RODLEY

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