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05BANGKOK1216 THAILAND: EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR: MAJ. SURAWUTH BENJAJINDA

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This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS BANGKOK 001216

 

SIPDIS

 

SENSITIVE

 

STATE FOR EAP/BCLTV, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL

PACOM FOR FPA HUSO

 

E.O. 12958: N/A

TAGS: MASS PREL PHUM TH HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING

SUBJECT: THAILAND: EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS

VETTING FOR: MAJ. SURAWUTH BENJAJINDA

 

REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO OF 9 FEBRUARY 2005

¶B. STATE 021314 – GUIDANCE

¶C. 03 STATE 34981 – GUIDANCE

 

¶1. (U) This is an action request for human rights

verification required by the Leahy Amendment; see para. 2.

 

¶2. (SBU) JUSMAGTHAI has requested that the Embassy/State

Department complete human rights vetting for Maj. Sarawuth

BENJAJINDA, Command and General Staff College, WCN 1151 who

has been selected to attend the Specialized English Language

Training Course at Lackland AFB, Texas from Apr 2005 – June

2005 and the Command and General Staff Officer Course at Ft.

Leavenworth, Kansas from 24 June 2005 – 16 June 2006.

Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information of gross

violations of human rights by this individual. Embassy

Bangkok Political Counselor, Robert J. Clarke, is the

verifying officer for the Embassy/Department of State.

BOYCE

Written by thaicables

August 26, 2011 at 5:25 am

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