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Cablegate: Embassy Phnom Penh

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DE RUEHPF #0014/01 0111020
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 111020Z JAN 10
FM AMEMBASSY PHNOM PENH
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1534
INFO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK 2822

UNCLAS PHNOM PENH 000014

SIPDIS

STATE 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" 4TH SESSION,
FEBRUARY 1-12, 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 fourth session of the "Criminal Investigation
Training in Trafficking Cases" Course, January 12-22, 2010 in Phnom
Penh, Cambodia.

NOMINEES:

NAME: HEM, Bora (Male)
DPOB: August 1, 1960; Prey Veng
RANK/POSITION: Major; Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: PHORK, Pov Vathana (Male)
DPOB: June 4, 1982; Battambang
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: IV, Rith (Male)
DPOB: October 7, 1973; Kampot
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Department Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: LONG, Ratha (Male)
DPOB: May 3, 1966; Kampto
RANK/POSITION: Captain, Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: ORN, Luch (Male)
DPOB: February 2, 1985; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: KOET, Chanthon (Male)
DPOB: October 30, 1979; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: DOEUR, Sitha (Male)
DPOB: December 9, 1974; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant, Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: CHAO, Chetha Rou (Male)
DPOB: September 20, 1969; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: HEAN, Vanthol (Male)
DPOB: August 6, 1958; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: Sith, Vichith (Male)
DPOB: December 8, 1979; Preah Vihear
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: CHHUN, Nory (Male)
DPOB: July 26, 1986; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: KORK, Pov Kanh Na (Female)
DPOB: October 18, 1984; Battambang
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SOM, Sovan (Male)


DPOB: January 10, 1964; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: MIN, Sarak (Male)
DPOB: May 10, 1957; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: HENG, Narith (Male)
DPOB: February 22, 1970; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: MAO, Chim (Male)
DPOB: March 5, 1973; Prey Veng
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: ANG, Moro Kat (Male)
DPOB: September 10, 1957; Svay Rieng
RANK/POSITION: Chief Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: PHORK,Bunthorn (Male)
DPOB: May 15, 1970; Takeo
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: YORNG, Bunthorn (Male)
DPOB: April 16, 1981; Banteay Meanchey
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: OEUR, Sokha (Male)
DPOB: August 10, 1954; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: YEM, Sary (Male)
DPOB: October 12, 1981; Kampot
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: EM, Sophal (Male)
DPOB: January 1, 1968; Kampong Chhnang
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: MENG, Sarath (Male)
DPOB: January 2, 1984; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SOM, Ratha (Male)
DPOB: September 18, 1985; Prey Veng
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: SAY, Liheang (Male)
DPOB: May 26, 1961; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer First Class; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Criminal
Investigative Division

NAME: KAK, Bonarin (Male)
DPOB: August 4, 1970; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: DUONG, Sitha (Male)
DPOB: January 10, 1960; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant; Department Deputy
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit


NAME: TITH, Thiro (Male)
DPOB: Janaury 10, 1970; Takeo
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: LOEUP, Safy (Male)
DPOB: June 27, 1980; Kandal
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer Second Class; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: NGY, Laymina (Male)
DPOB: June 1, 1982; Phnom Penh
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer Second Class; 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 fourth session of the
"Criminal Investigation Training in Trafficking Cases" Course,
February 1-12, 2010 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The course is
sponsored by the United States Department of State, with instruction
provided by the Cambodian National Police and experts from 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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