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 also recommended.

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Articles/programs Details
517. Hate crimes double in five years in England and Wales / The number of hate crimes reported to police has more than doubled since 2013, according to government figures, which also showed a large increase last year in offences against people based on sexual o / 2019-10-15
518. The myth of rising hate crime / Britain has never been less hateful. / 2019-10-17
520. The great hate crime HOAX / Britain is one of the most tolerant places on Earth. So why, asks author Douglas Murray, do police pretend we're in the grip of record wave of vile attacks by bigots? / 2019-10-26
Type of hoax: suspected


London UK

Britain hasn't become twice as bigoted in five years. Like all Western countries, its tolerance of minorities slowly increases year by year.