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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661. Screams without proof: questions for NYT about shoddy ‘Hamas mass rape’ report / Max Blumenthal and Aaron Maté take apart the New York Times' article claiming there is evidence of rape, and other atrocities, committed by Hamas on Oct 7. Neither the bereaved, nor the Israeli police / 2023-12-28
Type of hoax: suspected


New York NY

There are numerous inconsistencies between what witnesses claimed to have seen happen in Israel on Oct 7 2023, and what the New York Times reported.