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 (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. The recent book Hate Crime Hoax also adds to Wilcox's work. Watching the Watchdogs is very useful, and so is Fake Hate Map.

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240. Miss Choudhury was convicted of wasting police time after they'd spent hours going through CCTV foot... 2015-11-13 Birmingham UK

title
Muslim woman fined after LYING about being attacked for wearing hijab

name
Daily Express

authors
Selina Sykes

url
http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/632963/Muslim-woman-fined-after-lying-about-being-attacked-for-wearing-hijab-Paris-attacks

summary
A Muslim woman claimed she was attacked for wearing a hijab. CCTV footage showed she was on her own.

date read
2016-10-17

date published
2016-01-08


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