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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title
Man who claimed mom died in Iraq after Trump's ban lied, Imam confirms

name
Fox11 Detroit

authors
Amy Lange

url
http://www.foxla.com/home/233065483-story

summary
DETROIT (WJBK) - The leader of a mosque in Dearborn has confirmed to FOX 2 that a man who claimed his mother died in Iraq after being barred from returning to the United States under a ban instituted by President Trump this weekend, lied to FOX 2 about when her death occurred.

date read
2017-02-03

date published
2017-02-01


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