Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, right, attends the launch of an anti-fake news centre at the Government House in Bangkok on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Thailand’s ‘fake news’ monitoring hub fuels censorship concerns

  • The Anti-Fake News Centre will start work on Friday using AI and human monitors to flag posts on everything from health care to government policies
  • But rights groups say it could be used to stifle dissent while keeping a close eye on public discussion of Thailand’s unassailable monarchy
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Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, right, attends the launch of an anti-fake news centre at the Government House in Bangkok on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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