Faced with growing international criticism of its re-education camps in Xinjiang, China has been organising visits by foreign diplomats to these facilities from December last year.
One such trip took place last month for Geneva-based diplomats from countries including Pakistan, Egypt, Cambodia and Russia. Diplomats from Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, Turkmenistan and Greece were among those invited for a separate trip. Several of the countries are partners of China's Belt and Road Initiative, the subject of an international summit next month.
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