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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363. An article about the fake hate crime epidemic in the UK, blamed on Brexit 2016-08-27 Harlow UK

title
Is Surging Hate Crime in the UK Overcooked?

name
Quillette

authors
Ben Cobley

url
https://quillette.com/2019/07/18/is-surging-hate-crime-in-the-uk-a-progressive-hoax/

summary
Ben Cobley, author of "The Tribe: the Liberal-Left and the System of Diversity", shows how the England & Wales police define a hate crime - "For recording purposes, the perception of the victim, or any other person, is the defining factor in determining whether an incident is a hate incident, or in recognising the hostility element of a hate crime. The victim does not have to justify or provide evidence of their belief, and police officers or staff should not directly challenge this perception. Evidence of the hostility is not required for an incident or crime to be recorded as a hate crime or hate incident."

date read
2019-07-21

date published
2019-07-18


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