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Thailand causes uproar in Muslim-majority south by ordering phone users to submit photos for facial recognition

An order for mobile phone users in Thailand’s restive south to submit a photo of themselves for facial recognition purposes is causing uproar from opponents who see it as further curtailing the rights of the Muslim-majority population.But an army spokesman on Wednesday defended the move, saying the facial identification scheme is needed to root out insurgents deploying home-made bombs detonated by mobile phone.Since 2004, Thailand’s three southernmost states – Yala, Pattani, and Narathiwat –…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Thailand causes uproar in Muslim-majority south by ordering phone users to submit photos for facial recognition, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Thailand causes uproar in Muslim-majority south by ordering phone users to submit photos for facial recognition

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Wednesday, 26 June

 

 

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