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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 It’s time to shoot down the post-Brexit hate-crime hysteria / The exaggeration of hate crime in Britain since Brexit. / 2016-10-14
Type of hoax: suspected

2016-06-25

London UK

The referendum on EU membership in the UK supposedly led to an increase in hate crime.

Reports