Top Chinese streaming services do not have movie and video content of Hollywood star Keanu Reeves, the famous Matrix.

Chinese authorities are believed to have removed Reeves’ content from their country’s streaming services after attending a concert in Tibet. According to Reuters, the concert was organized by a non-profit organization founded by the Dalai Lama.

Reuters has confirmed that popular movies like ‘Speed’, along with Keanu Reeves’ ‘The Matrix’ and ‘John Week’ franchises, are not available on Chinese streaming platforms. The news agency could not confirm when the movies were removed from the platforms.

The Los Angeles Times first reported on Thursday that Keanu Reeves’ movie had been removed from China’s streaming services. At least 19 Reeves movies have been removed from streaming services, according to the US Daily.

Content related to the Matrix series and some of Reeves’ other movies is still available after searching on China’s top messaging service WeChat, Reuters reported. However, searching for Reeves by typing his name in English or translating it into the local language does not yield any results.

Reuters did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Ticente Video and WeChat’s parent companies, IchiE and Tencent Holdings. The news agency could not immediately be reached for comment.

In late January, Qianu Reeves was angered by Chinese social media users. Some of them even demanded to boycott all Reeves movies in their country. Reeves plans to attend a March 3 concert hosted by Tibet House US, much to the chagrin of Chinese users. The founder of the New York-based non-profit organization is the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet.

The concert was held virtually due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, and Reeves also took part in it. Reeves is facing more controversy due to his online participation.

Beijing’s accusation against the Dalai Lama is that he is inciting separatists in Tibet at the instigation of neighboring India. China recognizes Panchen Lama as Tibet’s supreme religious leader

China has ruled Tibet since 1951, when the Chinese People’s Liberation Army occupied the remote area. The Chinese government has always presented it as a ‘peaceful independence’.

Chinese social media and video platforms have previously blocked Westerners from criticizing China’s aggression in Tibet. Among them is NBA player Annes Cantor, who played for the Boston Celtics at the time.

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