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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452. A sampling of prominent articles that have asserted the existence of a “hate epidemic” reveals glari... 2021-09-20 Vancouver BC

title
Did Covid Really Provoke an Anti-Asian Hate Epidemic in Canada?

name
Areo

authors
John Kline

url
https://areomagazine.com/2022/01/19/did-covid-really-provoke-an-anti-asian-hate-epidemic-in-canada/

summary
There was a moral panic about hate crimes against East Asian people in Canada, caused by reactions to the Covid pandemic, in 2021. It was invented "by media organisations and advocacy groups that have an incentive to exaggerate problems".

date read
2022-01-19

date published
2022-01-19


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