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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267. Yasmin Seweid, 18, has been charged with filing a false report. The Muslim college student claimed s... 2016-12-09 New York NY

title
Muslim college student who claimed Trump supporters attacked her on the subway under arrest for making story up

name
New York Daily News

authors
Laura Dimon

url
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/muslim-woman-reported-trump-supporter-attack-made-story-article-1.2910944

summary
A Muslim college student claimed three men who shouted “Donald Trump,” called her a terrorist and tried to rip her hijab off her head on the New York subway by . She has now admitted the story is false.

date read
2016-12-14

date published
2016-12-14


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