Mulan movie boycott calls grow over scenes filmed in Xinjiang

Disney’s “Mulan” remake is facing fresh boycott calls after it emerged some of the blockbuster’s scenes were filmed in China’s Xinjiang, where widespread rights abuses against the region’s Muslim population have been widely documented.The lavish $200 million film about a legendary female Chinese warrior was already tangled in political controversy after star Liu Yifei voiced support for Hong Kong’s police as they cracked down on democracy protests last year.But the latest furore exploded as soon as the credits stopped rolling after the movie began showing on the Disney+ channel last week.Viewe…

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