Watching Thailand
December 15th, 2005

“Surveillance equipment will be installed across the restive South with images broadcast over the internet,Deputy Prime Minister Pol Gen Chidchai Wannasathit said yesterday”,AsiaMedia reports.”According to Pol Gen Chidchai,the closed-circuit television surveillance equipment will be installed at 9,000 locations across the four provinces of Songkhla,Pattani,Yala and Narathiwat.Images from the cameras will be broadcast on a website so the general public can help monitor the situation,Pol Gen Chidchai said.The deputy prime minister called this form of surveillance “public control” and noted that CCTV surveillance equipment was already being installed in Yala.”We’re also considering the number of cameras that need to be installed in Bangkok,” he said.”

Thailand:Webcams to monitor South

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