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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503. Is Surging Hate Crime in the UK Overcooked? / Ben Cobley, author of "The Tribe: the Liberal-Left and the System of Diversity", shows how the England & Wales police define a hate crime - "For recording purposes, the perception of the victim, or any / 2019-07-18
Type of hoax: crime but not hate crime


Harlow UK

An article about the fake hate crime epidemic in the UK, blamed on Brexit