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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665. Another pro-Israel hate crime hoax / The Grayzone's Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate discuss the mass arrest of student anti-genocide protesters at Boston's Northeastern University for a hateful phrase uttered by a pro-Israel counter-protest / 2024-05-03
Type of hoax: suspected


Boston MA

The person shouting the offensive antisemitic phrase is one of the counterprotestors against the protest against Israel. This is clear in the video.