Local police in the Chinese city of Turpan, Xinjiang, confirmed to Radio Free Asia (RFA) this weekend that at least eight Uyghur concentration camps are operating in the northwestern city. Disney producers thanked Turpan officials in the credits of the recently released film Mulan for help with filming there.
Mulan was released in the U.S. via Disney+ stream on September 4 and in Chinese theaters on September 11.
Disney thanked the Turpan Municipal Bureau of Public Security in the end credits of Mulan, an entity sanctioned by the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump in July for facilitating human rights abuses in the region. Mulan’s end credits also acknowledged several Chinese Communist Party (CCP) publicity offices throughout Turpan and greater Xinjiang, as parts of the movie were shot there. Additional filming took place in New Zealand.
Among the entities thanked is the Publicity Department of CPC Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, a CCP propaganda