The American Melissa Bachman has the habit of asking with a smile , with the corpses of animals she has killed. A petition relayed on social networks, demand that it be banned in South Africa.
One could compare the compteTwitter Melissa Bachman a real grave , morbid and revolting . A lion, a bear, a bull, a deer, a dozen in all animals are proudly displayed on the photographs published by the hunter . A petition has been launched on Change.org against the host - producer of the program Winchester Deadly Passion, specializing in hunting big game .
The American who used to proudly display their catch of dead animals may have signed his death warrant. But it was the publication of a photo of her, smiling , near the corpse of a great lion that eventually triggered the whole affair.
No doubt this is because she dared to touch the " King of the Jungle " Melissa Bachman triggers such an outcry . The petition Elan Burman , a resident of Cape Town in South Africa , has already collected Wednesday over 375,000 signatures 20H30 GMT. She asked the South African government to ban the entry of the host country. " [ Melissa Bachman ] is a contradiction to the culture of conservation whose country has been a pride ," wrote the complainant . "His last Facebook post the watch with a lion that just run and murder in our country. As taxpayers , we demand that it no longer has access to the country and its natural resources. " British actor Ricky Gervais did not hesitate to relay the message to his 5 million followers .
Yet, according Polka magazine , this kind of hunting is not considered illegal in South Africa : "every eighteen thousand foreign fighters coming year in the plains of Africa in search of excitement , exoticism and a trophy to add to their collection. " This is a whole culture of hunting that is denounced by users and particularly on the African continent. Initiatives denouncing the act of Melissa Bachman bloom on the net. A second petition calls for the cable channel The Pursuit Channel, specializing in hunting and fishing to prohibit the issuance of Melissa Bachman . 52 . 000 people signed the Wednesday.
Prohibit the issuance Winchester Deadly Passion
The host even have the right to his Facebook page Stop Melissa Bachman, created on Nov. 14 and " likee " already by 262,000 people. One can find positions of dispute but also photos accusers montages featuring the American animator . A first victory for his detractors : Melissa Bachman has decided to close its official website as the Mirror.
This is not the first time that Melissa Bachman is covered by a petition. New Observateurrappelle last year , thirteen thousand people had asked the chain télévisionNational Geographic she could not participate in the show Ultimate Survivor Alaska. Maybe this time it will finally be possible to put an end to this indecent hunting televised game .