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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Individuals to Participate in The

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DE RUEHPF #0115/01 0482343
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P 172343Z FEB 10
FM AMEMBASSY PHNOM PENH
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1680
INFO RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC
RHHMUNA/USCINCPAC HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J45/J5/FPA//
RHHMUNS/COMSOCPAC HONOLULU HI//SOJ32//
RUEHPF/USDAO PHNOM PENH CB

UNCLAS PHNOM PENH 000115

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 PARTICIPATE IN THE
STATIC LINE AND FREE FALL FRIENDSHIP JUMPS, FEBRUARY 21, 2010 IN
PHNOM PENH, 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
to participate in the Static Line and Free Fall Friendship Jumps,
February 21, 2010 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.


NAME: POL, Poeun (Male)
DPOB: December 25, 1980; Kampong Chhnang
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Company
RANK: Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: KY, Kunthy (Male)
DPOB: April 8, 1981; Phnom Penh
POSITION: Assistant of Training Section
RANK: Second Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: HEN, Bunheang (Male)
DPOB: May 5, 1982; Kampong Thom
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Platoon
RANK: Chief Warrant Officer
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: BUN, Thep (Male)
DPOB: September 9, 1980; Kampong Speu
POSITION: Platoon Commander
RANK: Second Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: RUOS, Sophanny (Male)
DPOB: March 3, 1982; Kandal
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Platoon
RANK: Chief Warrant Officer
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: KHIEV, Sayon (Male)
DPOB: January 7, 1981; Kampong Speu
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Platoon
RANK: Chief Warrant Officer
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: KONG, Sarath (Male)
DPOB: July 6, 1981; Svay Rieng
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Platoon
RANK: Chief Warrant Officer
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: CHHEANG, Ham (Male)
DPOB: April 5, 1980; Kampong Thom
POSITION: Group Leader
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 1
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: CHAN, Sophorn (Male)
DPOB: July 2, 1981; Phnom Penh
POSITION: Group Leader
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 1
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: CHAO, Vannhoek (Male)
DPOB: October 10, 1981; Kampuchea Krom
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 1
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: PRAK, Phearum (Male)
DPOB: May 5, 1982; Phnom Penh
POSITION: Group Leader
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 1
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: TOUCH, Bunthean (Male)
DPOB: February 1, 1980; Kampong Chhnang
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 2
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: LAY, Samorn (Male)
DPOB: June 17, 1982; Prey Veng
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 2
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: SOP, Sary (Male)
DPOB: January 1, 1981; Kampot
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Master Sergeant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: YIM, Sereivy (Male)
DPOB: January 1, 1983; Kandal
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Sergeant 1 Class
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: HORM, Sohor (Male)
DPOB: May 3, 1983; Kampong Cham
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Sergeant 1 Class
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: HIENG, Vanna (Male)
DPOB: October 10, 1980; Kampong Speu
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Sergeant 1 Class
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: KHUTH, Makara (Male)
DPOB: Feb. 2, 1983; Kampong Speu
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Lance Caporal
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: RUOS, Vicheth (Male)
DPOB: April 16, 1985; Kandal
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Company
RANK: Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: SOK, Bunthoeun (Male)
DPOB: December 7, 1980; Svay Rieng
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Company
RANK: Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: PEN, Samruoch (Male)
DPOB: December 2, 1984; Battambang
POSITION: Staff of Training Office
RANK: Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: LENG, Vanny (Male)
DPOB: December 23, 1984; Battambang
POSITION: Staff of Training Office
RANK: Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: NHORK, Chap (Male)
DPOB: October 10, 1980; Kampong Thom
POSITION: Commander of Platoon
RANK: Second Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: SUM, Chantha (Male)
DPOB: March 7, 1981; Kampong Chhnang
POSITION: Platoon Commander
RANK: Second Lieutenant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: SOK, Bunthy (Male)
DPOB: May 4, 1980; Prey Veng
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Platoon
RANK: Chief Warrant Officer
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: PHOEUN, Pheap (Male)
DPOB: May 3, 1980; Phnom Penh
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Platoon
RANK: Chief Warrant Officer
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: SOTH, Sovanda (Male)
DPOB: February 5, 1980; Kampong Speu
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Platoon
RANK: Chief Warrant Officer
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: ORN, Saochetra (Male)
DPOB: November 5, 1988; Svay Rieng
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Platoon
RANK: Chief Warrant Officer
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: CHHAY, Hong (Male)
DPOB: October 9, 1982; Kampong Speu
POSITION: Deputy Commander of Platoon
RANK: Chief Warrant Officer
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: MEAN, Sophy (Male)
DPOB: June 5, 1981; Kampong Chhnang
POSITION: Group Leader
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 1
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: PICH, Chhean (Male)
DPOB: June 5, 1980; Svay Rieng
POSITION: Group Leader
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 1
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: SUONG, Sith (Male)
DPOB: January 1, 1984; Kampong Chhnang
POSITION: Deputy Group Leader
RANK: Warrant Officer Class 2
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: KUY, Cheang (Male)
DPOB: November 3, 1980; Koh Kong
POSITION: Group Leader
RANK: Master Sergeant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: MEAS, Sovanny (Male)
DPOB: March 17, 1980; Svay Rieng
POSITION: Group Leader
RANK: Master Sergeant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: CHHIN, Channarin (Male)
DPOB: June 5, 1980; Phnom Penh
POSITION: Deputy Chief of Section
RANK: Master Sergeant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: SEN, Seila (Male)
DPOB: November 30, 1982; Kandal
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Master Sergeant
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: CHUN, Chantha (Male)
DPOB: October 5, 1983; Kampong Thom
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Sergeant 1 Class
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: MUON, Sokmy (Male)
DPOB: February 3, 1985; Kandal
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Sergeant 1 Class
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: PANG, Raksmey (Male)
DPOB: October 10, 1988; Svay Rieng
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Sergeant 1 Class
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: CHIN, Chamroeun (Male)
DPOB: January 4, 1981; Kandal
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Sergeant 1 Class
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: ROEUN, Try (Male)


DPOB: May 3, 1981; Kandal
POSITION: Soldier
RANK: Lance Caporal
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

NAME: POEU, Phearum (Male)
DPOB: June 2, 1983; Phnom Penh
POSITION: Private
RANK: Lance Caporal
DEPT/UNIT: 911 Airborne Brigade

4. The individuals listed above currently serve with the 911
Airborne Brigade; however, none of the listed individuals were
members of the 911 Airborne Brigade prior to 31 December 1997.
Furthermore, this friendship exercise will not provide any direct
USG training, but will make use of U.S. aircraft. 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 named individuals.

5. Individuals will participate in the Static Line and Free Fall
Friendship Jumps, February 21, 2010 in Phnom Penh, 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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