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P 170849Z DEC 09
FM AMEMBASSY PHNOM PENH
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1466
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UNCLAS PHNOM PENH 000931

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 INDIVIDUAL TO ATTEND THE
SENIOR EXECUTIVE SEMINAR AT THE GEORGE C. MARSHALL EUROPEAN CENTER
FOR SECURITY STUDIES, JANUARY 20-28, 2010, IN
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, GERMANY

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 individual to
attend the Senior Executive Seminar at the George C. Marshall
European Center for Security Studies, January 20-28, 2010, in
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

NAME: Mam, Sam(Male)
DPOB: March 16, 1955; Takeo
POSITION: Director of Cabinet
RANK: Major General
DEPT/UNIT: Royal Cambodian Armed Forces High Command Headquarters

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 individual.

5. Individual will attend the Senior Executive Seminar at the George
C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, January 20-28,
2010, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

6. Action request: Please verify whether the Department possesses
any credible information that the individual named above has been
implicated in gross violations of human rights.

7. Points of contacts 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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