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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313. We don't know whether it is a hoax or not, but the author of the Guardian article about it does. 2017-08-05 Bloomington MN

title
Update: 1,094 Bias-Related Incidents in the Month Following the Election

name
Southern Poverty Law Center Hatewatch

authors
Hatewatch Staff

url
https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2016/12/16/update-1094-bias-related-incidents-month-following-election

summary
The SPLC estimates that just over 1% of reported hate crimes are fake

date read
2017-08-10

date published
2016-12-16


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