Disney's “Mulan” criticized for filming in Chinese Xinjiang region infamous for human rights abuse

CBS News Wednesday, 9 September 2020
Disney's “Mulan” is under fire for being filmed partly in Xinjiang, the region in China where Uighur Muslims have been detained in mass internment camps. Elizabeth Palmer examines why the most controversial part of the movie is the closing credits.
Video Credit: THR News - Published
News video: Disney's 'Mulan' Under Fire For Filming in China's Xinjiang Province | THR News

Disney's 'Mulan' Under Fire For Filming in China's Xinjiang Province | THR News 02:05

Disney's big-budget remake of 'Mulan,' already the subject of a pro-democracy boycott, has come under additional fire for filming scenes in China's Xinjiang Province

💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Xinjiang Xinjiang Autonomous region of China

Covid-19: China tests entire city of Kashgar in Xinjiang

Kashgar city officials say around 4.7m people will be tested over a few days.
BBC News
Watch: Protest in Canada against China’s atrocities on Ughyur Muslims [Video]

Watch: Protest in Canada against China’s atrocities on Ughyur Muslims

Hundreds of people participated in an anti-China protest in Canada’s Vancouver over atrocities against Uyghurs. The protestors marched from Vancouver Art Gallery to the Chinese consulate office in Vancouver. Over 500 people participated in the protest raising anti-china slogans. Around seven human rights groups joined hands to express solidarity. Uyghurs are a Muslim minority group in China's northwest Xinjiang province. China has been accused of confining Uyghurs in concentration camps. Uyghurs have also accused Beijing of directing genocide of the community. Watch the full video for more.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 02:09Published
'Something close' to genocide in China's Xinjiang: WH [Video]

'Something close' to genocide in China's Xinjiang: WH

Robert O'Brien, the U.S. national security adviser, on Friday during an online event said that China was perpetrating 'something close to' a genocide with its treatment of Muslims in its Xinjiang region. Colette Luke has the latest.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:49Published

Uyghurs Uyghurs Turkic ethnic group of Central and East Asia

Mesut Ozil: Is China a factor in midfielder's exile from Arsenal squad?

Some Arsenal fans have pointed to Mesut Ozil's comments about the mistreatment of Uighur Muslims in China and suggested a link to his exile.
BBC News
Anti-China protests in Canada highlight brutal repression of ethnic Uyghurs [Video]

Anti-China protests in Canada highlight brutal repression of ethnic Uyghurs

Demonstrations condemning Chinese atrocities on ethnic Uyghurs were held in Canadian city Vancouver. Shouting anti-China slogans, protesters carried a march till Chinese embassy. Seven human rights groups expressed solidarity with minority ethnic group. They said that Beijing has been systematically cleansing north-western Xinxiang of its natives. Millions of Uyghurs have been arrested and sent to concentration camps. Left with no parents, children have been picked and admitted to state-run orphanages, where the curriculum is strictly in line Chinese agenda of destroying 'Uyghur ethnicity'. The Turkic speaking minority is going through a humanitarian crisis. China has trampled upon their rights, religious freedom. Historical places of worship, education have been demolished. Residential neighbourhoods have been replaced with Beijing-approved architecture. Excessive restrictions have been imposed on their movement, practice of culture, nature of employment. Brute highhandedness is exercised to change their political, ideological, religious beliefs. The instructions for Uyghurs are simple if they want to live in China, they will have to live Chinese way.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:54Published

Elizabeth Palmer Canadian television journalist

Americans abroad worry their voting ballots will not be counted

Many Americans living outside the U.S. or beyond the borders are still casting their ballots, but some are worried about them not being counted in time...
CBS News

How Russians are viewing the 2020 U.S. presidential election

With the 2020 presidential election less than two weeks away, the eyes of the world are on the United States to see who it picks as the nation's next leader...
CBS News

"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 10/25

Hosted by Jane Pauley. In our cover story, Barry Petersen sets out to find why people don't want to wait and what we can do to keep cool in an impatient world...
CBS News

Overseas voting in U.S. election could double as anxious Americans mail in their ballots

Nearly 3 million U.S. citizens overseas are eligible to take advantage of a long-established international absentee ballot system. Interest looks enormous, but..
CBS News

U.K. "challenge" trials will infect healthy volunteers with COVID-19

As the world surpasses 40 million confirmed coronavirus cases, there is now a call for volunteers in the U.K. willing to be infected with the virus in the..
CBS News

You Might Like

Related videos from verified sources

U.S. lawmakers quiz Disney CEO over 'Mulan' [Video]

U.S. lawmakers quiz Disney CEO over 'Mulan'

A group of bipartisan U.S. lawmakers urged Walt Disney Bob Chapek to explain the company's connection with "security and propaganda" authorities of China's Xinjiang region during the production of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published
'Mulan' debuts in China amid backlash [Video]

'Mulan' debuts in China amid backlash

Walt Disney's "Mulan" opened on Friday (September 11) in mainland China cinemas to a lukewarm reception, taking in 38 million yuan ($5.56 million) in box office takings by the afternoon on its first..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published
China bans media coverage of Disney’s Mulan release [Video]

China bans media coverage of Disney’s Mulan release

Media companies in China say they received orders from the government not to cover the release amid human rights criticism.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:03Published

Tweets about this