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 books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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Reported hijab attack on 11-year-old girl 'did not happen,' Toronto police say / 11-year-old Canadian girl claimed her hijab was ripped off of her. Now, "After a detailed investigation, police have determined that the events described in the original news release did not happen / 2018-01-15
Type of hoax: suspected

2018-01-12

Toronto ON

"After a detailed investigation, police have determined that the events described in the original news release did not happen. The investigation is concluded." said police.

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