China denies the allegations and claims the camps are "re-education" facilities used to fight terrorism. The British Parliamentary Select Committee on Foreign Affairs issued a report in July 2021, saying that "equipment produced by companies such as Hikvision and Dahua should not be allowed to operate in the United Kingdom." The 67 UK MPs, coordinated with Big Brother Watch, made the same call for a ban.
The British Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Select Committee also wrote in its report: "Cameras manufactured by the Chinese company industry email list Hikvision have been deployed throughout Xinjiang and have provided the main camera technology for the detention camps." How the UK government responded The British government has responded that it "is aware of reports that Chinese technology companies, including Hikvision and Dahua, are linked to human rights abuses in Xinjiang."
But so far, the UK government has not followed the committee's recommendation to ban the companies' products in the UK. Following the 67 MPs calling for a ban, the UK government told the BBC: "We take the safety of citizens, systems and institutions very seriously and have a range of measures in place to review the integrity of arrangements." Hikvision and Dah