Crystal Liu Yifei plays the title role in Disney’s Mulan, opening in cinemas in March. Fans and critics called for a boycott of the film over her social media post this week supporting Hong Kong police, who are accused of using excessive force against anti-government protesters. Photo: Disney
Crystal Liu Yifei plays the title role in Disney’s Mulan, opening in cinemas in March. Fans and critics called for a boycott of the film over her social media post this week supporting Hong Kong police, who are accused of using excessive force against anti-government protesters. Photo: Disney
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Crystal Liu Yifei, star of Disney's Mulan, backs police in Hong Kong, and film faces boycott calls, with officers accused of using excessive force on protesters

  • Chinese-American actress shares a post by Communist Party newspaper in support of Hong Kong police which includes comment ‘What a shame for Hong Kong’
  • BoycottMulan hashtag trends online amid international backlash over Liu’s Weibo post, but some on social media support Liu and her right to voice an opinion

Crystal Liu Yifei plays the title role in Disney’s Mulan, opening in cinemas in March. Fans and critics called for a boycott of the film over her social media post this week supporting Hong Kong police, who are accused of using excessive force against anti-government protesters. Photo: Disney
Crystal Liu Yifei plays the title role in Disney’s Mulan, opening in cinemas in March. Fans and critics called for a boycott of the film over her social media post this week supporting Hong Kong police, who are accused of using excessive force against anti-government protesters. Photo: Disney
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