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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169. Lewis and Clark students published a magazine mocking the Holocaust, and there were a series of swas... 2009-10-16 Portland OR

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KATU 'Swastika' News

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KATU

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url
http://search.katu.com/default.aspx?ct=r&q=swastika&pg=4

summary
A collection of 'swastika' incidents from around the north west from 2009. Students tend to be divided between ones with a sick sense of humor and those with no sense of humor at all. Lewis and Clark students published a magazine mocking the Holocaust, and there were a series of swastika daubings in the college and others nearby. There was also a swastika painted on a synagogue in Seattle in 2009. As Laird Wilcox explains in Crying Wolf, most real far-right extremists don't do that kind of thing, because it harms their cause. http://fakehatecrimes.org/Crying-Wolf-by-Laird-Wilcox.pdf

date read
2013-02-28

date published
2009-10-17


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