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P 021026Z FEB 10
FM AMEMBASSY PHNOM PENH
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1635
INFO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK 2847

UNCLAS PHNOM PENH 000078

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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
"POLICE INVESTIGATIVE TRAINING IN TRAFFICKING CASES" COURSE,
FEBRUARY 22-MARCH 12, 2010 IN SIEM REAP, 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 "Police Investigative Training in Trafficking
Cases" Course, February 22-March 12, 2010 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

NOMINEES:

NAME: SUN, Bun Thorng (Male)
DPOB: January 25, 1956; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: Lieutenant Colonel; Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: ENG, Sambath (Male)
DPOB: April 1, 1958; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: CHEA, Heng (Male)
DPOB: May 7, 1968; Kampong Thom
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: CHING, Mara (Male)
DPOB: November 25, 1958; Kampong Thom
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant, Deputy Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Siem
Reap District Inspector's Office

NAME: HORN, Bovuth (Male)
DPOB: February 24, 1980; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: SUN, Sophea (Male)
DPOB: May 25, 1983; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: Warrant Officer; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: PHAT, Sarith (Male)
DPOB: March 7, 1967; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: Master Sergeant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: POEUNG, Makara (Male)
DPOB: January 26, 1980; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutentant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: KHLANG, Dok (Male)
DPOB: May 10, 1983; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: Sergeant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: NIM, Sarat (Male)
DPOB: September 11, 1970; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant, Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Puok
District Inspector's Office

NAME: KIN, Nisay (Male)
DPOB: December 6, 1970; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant, Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Prasat
Bakong District Inspector's Office

NAME: NEANG, Noeun (Male)
DPOB: March 14, 1959; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant, Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Soth
Nikum District Inspector's Office

NAME: PHONN, Phorn (Male)
DPOB: January 2, 1966; Siem Reap


RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant, Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Banteay
Srei District Inspector's Office

NAME: PICH, Eam (Male)
DPOB: February 18, 1970; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant, Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Angkor
Chum District Inspector's Office

NAME: MAN, MONN (Male)
DPOB: January 1, 1970; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant, Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Svay Leu
District Inspector's Office

NAME: MANG, Heng Kruy(Male)
DPOB: May 15, 1966; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: First Lieutenant, Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Chi
Kreng District Inspector's Office

NAME: VAT, Thy (Male)
DPOB: January 6, 1968; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant, Deputy Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police, Kralanh
District Inspector's Office

NAME: KANG, Koy (Female)
DPOB: May 15, 1968; Kampong Cham
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Deputy Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: LAN, Sophal (Male)
DPOB: May 1, 1968; Kampong Thom
RANK/POSITION: Second Lieutenant; Deputy Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: NOU, Sithan (Male)
DPOB: may 5, 1968; Kampong Chhnang
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Deputy Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: IN, Sitha (Male)
DPOB: February 5, 1968; Preah Vihear
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Deputy Office Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: PROM, Bonrith (Male)
DPOB: June 24, 2971; Oddar Meanchey
RANK/POSITION: Major; Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: PROM, Phalla (Male)
DPOB: March 5, 1984; Oddar Meanchey
RANK/POSITION: Sergeant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: LONG, Lang (Male)
DPOB: December 12, 1989; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: Sergeant; Officer
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: SUN, Ro (Male)
DPOB: January 10, 1960; Prey Veng
RANK/POSITION: Brig. General; Deputy Director
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: KEP, Saroeun (Male)
DPOB: May 1, 1957; Takeo
RANK/POSITION: Lt. Colonel; Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,
Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit, Office of
Procedure

ALTERNATES:

NAME: SENG, Sothea (Male)
DPOB: March 2, 1966; Siem Reap
RANK/POSITION: Captain; Section Chief
DEPT/UNIT: Ministry of Interior, Cambodian National Police,


Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Unit

NAME: VOEUN, Borin (Male)
DPOB: February 2, 1983; Oddar Meanchey
RANK/POSITION: Sergeant; 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 "Police Investigative Training
in Trafficking Cases" Course, February 22-March 12, 2010 in Siem
Reap, Cambodia. The course is sponsored by the United States Agency
for International Development (USAID), with instruction provided by
the Cambodian National Police and experts from the International
Justice Mission (IJM).

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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