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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660. Walls close in on Jew-haters as government starts investigations of campus anti-Semitism / Campus Reform is a valuable source for exposing fake hate crimes. But there is one kind of hate, antisemitism, it exaggerates, much as campus leftists exaggerate other kinds of bigotry. / 2023-12-14
Type of hoax: suspected


Washington DC

There is no 'anti-Jew discrimination' in US universities today. On Dec 5 2023, Congressmen asked the presidents of universities if “calling for the genocide of Jews” is unequivocally unacceptable on their respective campuses. They produced no evidence of this hate crime having been committed. Their leading questions depend on interpreting phrases like 'from the river to the sea' (first used by Israeli PM Menachem Begin) as a call for genocide.