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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Individuals to Attend The

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DE RUEHPF #0109/01 0470841
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P 160841Z FEB 10
FM AMEMBASSY PHNOM PENH
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1671
INFO RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC
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RHHMUNA/USCINCPAC HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J45/J5/J7/J72/FPA//
RUEHPF/USDAO PHNOM PENH CB

UNCLAS PHNOM PENH 000109

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 INDIVIDUALS TO ATTEND THE
PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS TRAIN-THE-TRAINER SESSION, MARCH 8-19, 2010
IN OUDONG, CAMBODIA

REF: 03 STATE 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 Peacekeeping Operations Train-The-Trainer Session,
March 8-19, 2010 in Oudong, Cambodia.

NAME: SAM, Darabopea (Male)
DPOB: February 20, 1978; Kandal
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Captain
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: YEN, Vannak (Male)
DPOB: March 4, 1980; Kampot
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Captain
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: ONG, Sovannarith (Male)
DPOB: June 24, 1980; Phnom Penh
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Captain
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: PHAT, Chamnan (Male)
DPOB: September 25, 1982; Phnom Penh
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: CHEY, Virak (Male)
DPOB: March 5, 1980; Kandal
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: PHOK, Raya (Male)
DPOB: December 15, 1982; Svay Rieng
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Second Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: KY, Sophal (Male)
DPOB: July 12, 1988; Kampong Thom
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Second Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: CHAN, Sovoleak (Male)
DPOB: February 27, 1989; Phnom Penh
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Second Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: CHAN, Soporoath (Male)
DPOB: June 10, 1990; Phnom Penh
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Second Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: KEO, Rainny (Male)
DPOB: June 25, 1982; Svay Rieng
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 1
DEPT/UNIT: national Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: NENG, Vanna (Male)
DPOB: January 20, 1987; Kampot
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 1
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: VID, Phalla (Female)
DPOB: November 25, 1987; Battambang
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 1
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: TES, Seyha (Male)


DPOB: August 24, 1991; Takeo
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 1
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: LIM, Saravuth (Male)
DPOB: January 1, 1980; Kandal
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Chief Warrant Officer
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

NAME: MEACH, Sokdara (Male)
DPOB: February 2, 1980; Kandal
POSITION: Trainer
RANK: Sergeant First Class
DEPT/UNIT: National Center for PKO, Mine and ERW Clearance

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 individuals.

5. Individuals will attend the Peacekeeping Operations
Train-The-Trainer Session, March 8-19, 2010 in Oudong, Cambodia.

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. 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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