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Xinjiang: where Disney’s Chinese fiction clashes with harsh facts

12 mins | Sep 18, 2020

Mulan was filmed in the same region where Uighurs have been detained in camps. What is the responsibility of multinational companies of the scale and magnitude of Disney? Its newest $200 million budget blockbuster, filmed partly on location in China, is facing some steep controversy: just a few miles away from the same dunes, there is an "internment camp built by the ruling Chinese Communist party to lock up and 're-educate' people deemed a threat to China." Christian Shepherd and Anna Nicolaou investigate for the Financial Times.

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