E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 3, Issue 5, 2023

Juridical Review of the Crime of Threats of Violence against People through Social Media

Author(s): Aditya Firmansyah Wailegi, Darsono, Nunik Nurhayati, Andria Luhur Prakoso


Indonesia is a country that highly upholds moral values in social life, these moral values are stated in a formula called Pancasila. In fact, Pancasila is a guideline and ideology for this nation and therefore society is obliged to follow the values contained in Pancasila in order to create a society that is just, tolerant, solid, mutually respectful, responsible and deliberative. However, along with advances in internet technology and the development of democracy in Indonesia, many crimes occur, especially those committed on social media, which are currently disturbing in our society. For example: fraud, defamation, and terror threats that often occur recently via social media. In this article we will try to explain that terror threats via social media which are often experienced by the public can now be punished through Law Number 19 of 2016 concerning Amendments to Law Number 11 of 2008 concerning Information and Electronic Transactions and statutory regulations. other invitations. The research method used is normative legal research with a statutory approach. The results of the research found that law enforcement in the criminal act of threatening violence against other people via social media is included in the offense of complaints, which means that the victim of this action must report it to the authorities so that a deeper investigation can be carried out to prove that the criminal act of threatening violence through social media can be proven to be true and the perpetrator can be given criminal sanctions.

Keywords: Crime, Threats of Violence, Social Media

Pages: 785-788

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