Target: Daryush “Roosh V” Valizadeh
Goal: Shut down unpopular and violent website.
One of the leaders of the so-called “men’s rights” movement, Daryush “Roosh V” Valizadeh, made headlines recently when he attempted to organize meet-ups in 43 countries across the world. The meet-ups were secret, and were to feature only heterosexual men. Roosh is a “rape advocate” and has written about his intention to legalize rape on private property.
The meet-ups were allegedly cancelled later in the week, due, ironically, to safety concerns. With secret locations however, no one was sure what the actual status of the meetings was, and if any were even planned or if it was all a publicity stunt. Traffic to his website, ReturnofKings, spiked during the week. His hateful website is extremely anti-feminist, actively promoting violence against women and referring to them as an inferior sex. Its members are also predominantly racist and anti-Semitic.
Canadian politicians vowed to fight the meetings, as did a Canadian women’s boxing team. After Roosh announced he would be flying to Australia, an authority in the country denied him a visa. If these meetings were actually cancelled over safety concerns, then hopefully Roosh has finally seen that his movement is an incredibly unpopular one. Demand he shut this website down for good.
Dear Mr. Valizadeh,
After hearing that you had to cancel all of your secret pro-rape meet-ups, we demand that you shut down ReturnofKings. The outrage sparked internationally shows how unpopular your views and your base are. The website is an embarrassment to what the country stands for, and you have made a fool of yourself in front of the world.
The views you have written about are completely backwards and have not been popular for decades. It is time for you to realize that very few people support your beliefs. Most people do not see women as subservient, nor do they believe in a ridiculous notion of “legalized rape.”
Whether or not these meet-ups you planned were real or just a publicity stunt, you have launched yourself onto an international platform where you have displayed the ridiculousness of yourself and your own beliefs. Please realize that your views are dangerous, outdated and unpopular, and do the right thing and close down the website.
[Your Name Here]
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