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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Individual to Attend The

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P 180853Z DEC 09
FM AMEMBASSY PHNOM PENH
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1472
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RUEHPF/USDAO PHNOM PENH CB

UNCLAS PHNOM PENH 000938

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
COMBATING TERRORISM LANGUAGE PROGRAM (CTLP) AND PROGRAM ON TERRORISM
AND SECURITY STUDIES (PTSS), JANUARY 12 - MARCH 19, 2010 AT THE
GEORGE C. MARSHALL EUROPEAN CENTER FOR SECURITY STUDIES 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 Combating Terrorism Language Program (CTLP) and Program
on Terrorism and Security Studies (PTSS), January 12 - March 19,
2010 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

NAME: Hun, Manith (Male)
DPOB: October 17, 1981, Phnom Penh
POSITION: Deputy Chief of Admin Office
RANK: Major
DEPT/UNIT: National Counter-Terrorism Special Force

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 Combating Terrorism Language Program
(CTLP) and Program on Terrorism and Security Studies (PTSS), January
12 - March 19, 2010 at the George C. Marshall European Center for
Security Studies 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.

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