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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267. Yasmin Seweid, 18, has been charged with filing a false report. The Muslim college student claimed s... 2016-12-09 New York NY

title
Yasmin Seweid’s arrest highlights pressures on some Muslim teenage girls

name
Newsweek

authors
Lucy Westcott

url
http://europe.newsweek.com/yasmin-seweid-falsified-hate-crime-muslim-women-pressure-532525?rm=eu

summary
Yasmin Seweid, who falsely claimed to be the victim of an Islamophobic hate crime, is a victim of "family pressures".

date read
2016-12-17

date published
2016-12-15


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