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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137. Not really a hate crime. An Islamophobic flyer was produced by leftists, falsely claiming to be from... 2007-10-01 Washington DC

The left fakes the hate at GWU


Michelle Malkin


This is a hoax, but not a fake hate crime. Michelle Malkin shows that humorlessness is not limited to the left. "This fake flyer attributed to the Young America’s Foundation chapter at GWU was manufactured by left-wing punks." The flyer, which says "Your typical Muslim has lasers in eyes, venom from mouth... and a peg-leg for smuggling children and heroin", looks more like a joke hoax than a real hoax.

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