YouTubers Help Reinstate Red Dead Redemption 2 Videos Banned For Violence Towards Women

A YouTuber by the name of Shirrako recently took to Twitter to vent his frustration over being banned from the site for his Red Dead Redemption 2 uploads.

Shirrako was reportedly contacted by YouTube in relation to a video he’d entitled “Red Dead Redemption 2 – Beating Up Annoying Feminist.”

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Annoyed by the move, he tweeted various YouTubers asking for their help and the likes of Boogie, PewDiePie and KEEMSTAR all jumped on-board to slam YouTube for banning the channel.

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As the tweets started to grow in popularity, YouTube stepped in to reinstate the account following a review. The reinstatement included an age restriction the content.

Ryan Watt, staff at YouTube, tweeted the following statement: “This was flagged this AM to me. The videos were re-reviewed, and we determined they should be age restricted, as they were not Community Guideline violations. The channel will be reinstated. All 8,000 videos will be rolled back to his channel.”

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Since his channel has been back online, he’s gone on to upload a couple more RDR2 videos, including one titled “Red Dead Redemption 2: Beating Up Chinese Man,” and “Deporting A Mexican.”

YouTube’s reaction to the divisive videos continues the debate about censorship in videos on the site, especially when it comes to feminism, sexism, racism and prejudice.