fakehatecrimes.org

fake hate crimes: a database of hate crime hoaxes in the usa



The purpose of this site is to compile a comprehensive database of the false reports of "hate crimes" committed in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the only book dedicated to this subject so far.

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164. A swastika was found at the height of a political campaign to persuade the university to bar a group... 2010-02-01 Eugene OR
168. Maybe Nazis enter colleges and paint swastikas on walls. Maybe not. There were several such incident... 2010-02-21 Portland OR

title
Police investigate swastika vandalism at University of Oregon in Eugene

name
oregonlive.com

authors
Lynne Terry

url
http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2010/02/police_investigate_swastika_sp.html

summary
A swastika was painted on the carpet in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Queer Alliance in the middle of the night at the University of Oregon. A controversial discussion group called "Pacifica Forum" had been meeting in the student union. This group is listed as a 'hate group' by the Southern Poverty Law Center, and there was a student campaign to evict it.

date read
2012-12-24

date published
2010-02-01


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