Fans of cinematic adventures in several southeastern countries will have to look for alternative ways to watch Uncharted. The reason is the map that the audience noticed in one of the scenes – it is associated with Chinese propaganda.
Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan and Vietnam are unhappy that in a two-second scene you can see the so-called nine dotted line – a region in the South China Sea, which China calls its own despite the protests of many countries in the region and international agreements.
In 2016, the Hague Tribunal rejected China’s claims to the region, with which the country categorically disagrees, for which it creates artificial islands here and builds military bases on them in order to continue mining.
China has repeatedly included disputed territories in its borders, including in the Netflix series Pine Gap. Such content is prohibited in countries that also claim territory under international law.