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DE RUEHPF #0905/01 3451033
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P 111033Z DEC 09
FM AMEMBASSY PHNOM PENH
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1440
INFO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK 2809

UNCLAS PHNOM PENH 000905

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" 3rd SESSION,
JANUARY 12-22, 2010 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 third session of the "Criminal Investigation
Training in Trafficking Cases" Course, January 12-22, 2010 in Phnom
Penh, Cambodia.

NOMINEES:

NAME: CHHIM, Leng (Male)
DPOB: January 8, 1952; Prey Veng
RANK/POSITION: Major; Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: LY, Heang (Male)
DPOB: April 7, 1956; Prey Veng
RANK/POSITION: Lt. Colonel, Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: MUONG, Thay (Male)
DPOB: August 5, 1969; Kampong Chhnang
RANK/POSITION: Lt. Colonel; Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: YUK, Sokha (Male)
DPOB: July 18, 1970; Kampong Speu
RANK/POSITION: Major; Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: NON, Samnang (Male)
DPOB: November 15, 1963; Svay Rieng
RANK/POSITION: Major, Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SENG, Krouch (Male)
DPOB: June 11, 1968; Takeo
RANK/POSITION: Major; Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SREY, Tha (Male)
DPOB: April 23, 1970; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: CHAN, Sovann (Male)
DPOB: August 7, 1960; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Captain, Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: EK, Sovan Rith (Male)
DPOB: December 1, 1982; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: TIT, Liteng (Male)
DPOB: March 15, 1965; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: MOENG, Sokly (Male)
DPOB: July 15, 1970; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: PIN, Huot (Male)
DPOB: January 1, 1970; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: CHAN, Chort Veasna (Male)


DPOB: March 7, 1972; Prey Veng
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: HONG, Phally (Male)
DPOB: October 10, 1958; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: UK, Sokha (Male)
DPOB: April 1, 1964; Kratie
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: TAN, Vuthy (Male)
DPOB: November 24, 1972; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: NOB, Vibol (Male)
DPOB: February 2, 1968; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: LY, Serey Rith (Male)
DPOB: June 15, 1970; Kampong Chhnang
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SEANG, Chamroeurn (Male)
DPOB: August 18, 1972; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: KHOEM, Peng Ann (Male)
DPOB: July 5, 1968; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SUON, Sarath (Male)
DPOB: November 1, 1967; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: CHAN, Suor (Male)
DPOB: February 16, 1981; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: HOR, Chhay Leang (Male)
DPOB: April 5, 1979; Battambang
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: Y, Mony Roth (Male)
DPOB: September 2, 1987; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: PREAP, Samedy (Female)
DPOB: January 5, 1972; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: ROTH, Sitha (Male)
DPOB: April 2, 1976; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
AntiHuman Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: VONG, Sokha (Male)
DPOB: February 15, 1961; Kampot
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit


NAME: UTH, Khean (Male)
DPOB: February 13, 1974; Kampot
RANK/POSITION: Chief Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: SOEUNG, Touch (Male)
DPOB: March 2, 1970; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Chief Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: OEUN, Vannak (Male)
DPOB: January 16, 1979; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; 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,
January 12-22, 2010 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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