UK says reports of internment camps in China's Xinjiang 'broadly accurate'

Photo taken on July 2, 2018, shows a man walking past a wall bearing a China Communist Party slogan in Kashgar in the country's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Hong Kong (CNN)British diplomats who visited Xinjiang, in China's remote northwest, have confirmed reports that large numbers of Muslims are being held in so-called "vocational education centers."

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told Parliament earlier this week that London had viewed the reports which began emerging in recent months "with a lot of concern."
"We had our own diplomats visiting the Xinjiang province in August and they concur that those reports (of internment camps) are broadly accurate," he said.
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