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Cablegate: Embassy Phnom Penh

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DE RUEHPF #0904/01 3451032
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 111032Z DEC 09
FM AMEMBASSY PHNOM PENH
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1438

UNCLAS PHNOM PENH 000904

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

SECSTATE FOR INL/C/CJ AND EAP/RSP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS MOPS PHUM PREL CB
SUBJ: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR CAMBODIAN NOMINEES FOR ILEA ROSWELL
"ADVANCED MANAGEMENT COURSE," JANUARY 11-FEBRUARY 5, 2010 IN
ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO

REF: STATE 106326

SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

1. This is an EAP 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 Advanced Management Course from January 11 -
February 5, 2010 in Roswell, New Mexico.

NOMINEES:

NAME: Chhin, Sary (Male)
DPOB: January 10, 1970; Takeo
RANK/POSITION: Maj. General, Deputy Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Central Department of Security
PASSPORT NUMBER: S0031358
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-012-344-242

NAME: Svay, Chanda (Male)
DPOB: December 10, 1974; Pursat
RANK/POSITION: Maj. General, Institute Director
DEPT/UNIT: Royal Cambodian Police Academy
PASSPORT NUMBER: N0682298
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-012-201-101

NAME: Chhoun, Sokpheng (Male)
DPOB: October 15, 1962; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Maj. General, Institute Director
DEPT/UNIT: Royal Cambodian Police Academy
PASSPORT NUMBER: N0616426
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-012-870-167

NAME: Soun, Phalla (Male)
DPOB: August 15, 1974; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: Colonel, Director of Training Center
DEPT/UNIT: Royal Cambodian Police Academy
PASSPORT NUMBER: S0037954
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-012-206-908

NAME: Som, Leng (Male)
DPOB: July 27, 1954; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Colonel, Deputy Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Anti-Terrorism Department
PASSPORT NUMBER: N0500677
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-011-899-968

NAME: Lim, Sokharaksmey (Male)
DPOB: March 29, 1975; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Colonel, Deputy Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Heritage Protection Police
Department
PASSPORT NUMBER: N0708326
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-012-404-898

NAME: Duch, Dara (Male)
DPOB: August 2, 1964; Prey Veng
RANK/POSITION: Lt. Colonel, Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Criminal Police Department
PASSPORT NUMBER: S0045674
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-011-847-777

NAME: Hav, Chansethy (Male)
DPOB: August 2, 1968; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: Maj. General, Deputy Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Personnel Department
PASSPORT NUMBER: S0033809
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-012-712-510

NAME: Uch, Sambath (Male)
DPOB: December 9, 1970; Takeo
RANK/POSITION: Major, Deputy Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Criminal Police Department
PASSPORT NUMBER: S0030828
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-012-989-092

NAME: Seng, San (Male)
DPOB: April 5, 1965; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Major, Unit Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Anti-Economic Crime Police
Department
PASSPORT NUMBER: S0037956
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-012-854-476


ALTERNATES:

NAME: Hang, Saphanara (Male)
DPOB: December 26, 1962; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Colonel; Chief of Secretariat
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Central Department of Justice
Police
PASSPORT NUMBER: N0719838
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-012-726-667

NAME: Ros, Sarith (Male)
DPOB: June 28, 1963; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Colonel, Institute Deputy Director
DEPT/UNIT: Royal Cambodian Police Academy
PASSPORT NUMBER: S0030641
CONTACT NUMBER: 855-012-645-640

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 Advanced Management Course from
January 9 - February 5, 2010 in Roswell, New Mexico. The course is
sponsored by the United States Department of State and with
instruction provided by academics as well as local law enforcement
practitioners.

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. Post requests a
Leahy vetting response from the Department by December 18, 2009.

7. Flight itinerary:
KE 690 08JAN 5 PNHICN HK5 2340 0640 09JAN
KE 701 09JAN 6 ICNNRT HK5 0920 1125 09JAN
AA 176 09JAN 6*NRTDFW HK5 1300 0920 09JAN
AA2705 09JAN 6*DFWROW HK5 1305 1340 09JAN
AA2700 06FEB 6 ROWDFW HK5 1415 1640 06FEB
AA2473 06FEB 6 DFWLAX HK5 1855 2020 06FEB
DL6975 06FEB 6 LAXTPE HK5 2325 0600 08FEB
BR 265 08FEB 1 TPEPNH HK5 0910 1145 08FEB

8. Airfare cost estimate: $3940 per candidate plus $25 departure
tax (not included in airfare), delegation total for airfare =
($3940+$25)*10 = $39,650.

9. Point of contact for Amembassy Phnom Penh is Jenae
Johnson at Johnsonjd3@state.gov or tel: 855-23-728-118, or Alicia
Gale at galean@state.gov or tel: 855-023-728-110.

RODLEY

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