05BANGKOK2004 THAILAND: EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR: SQN. LDR. SOMPHOP SOOKKEE
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UNCLAS BANGKOK 002004
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: SQN. LDR. SOMPHOP SOOKKEE
REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMO OF 14 MARCH 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. (U) JUSMAGTHAI has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting for Sqn. Ldr.
Somphop SOOKKEE who has been selected to attend the following
courses listed below. 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
WCN 1222, Specialized English Language Course, Defense
Language Institute, Lackland AFB, TX from March 30 – June 3,
WCN 1222A, Int’l Off School , Maxwell AFB, AL from June 6 -
July 22, 2005.
WCN 1222B, Air Comd. and Staff (AC and SC) College, Maxwell
AFB, AL from Aug. 2, 2005 – June 6, 2006.