Hate Speech and Blasphemy on Social Media in Indonesia: Forensic Linguistic Studies
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- forensic linguistics; blasphemy; speech act analysis; appraisal system
The development of technology and information as well as the very rapid use of social media today makes it easy for someone to write a status or comment about what he thinks. Not infrequently, someone’s status or speech on social media which is considered to contain elements of language crime can have legal implications if other peoples feel insulted by the utterances. This study aims to analyze hate speech that contains elements of blasphemy on social media and the legal impact of these utterances. The research method used is qualitative with a forensic linguistic approach. The data source is taken from the decision of the Medan District Court with decision number 931/Pid.Sus/2019/PN.Mdn has permanent legal force. Based on data analysis, the results of this study are: (1) the expressive speech act committed by the defendant contains utterances of hatred or contempt for a particular religion and (2) based on the appraisal system analysis, the defendant’s utterance of hatred towards religion was evident from the use of language which was reflected in her attitude. The results of this study are that there is a criminal act intentionally showing hatred towards certain individuals and or groups of people based on religion through social media based on Article 28 paragraph (2) of Law No.19 of 2016 about the changes of the Law Number 11 of 2008 on Information and Electronic Transactions (ITE) in terms of speech act theory and appraisal system.
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TY - CONF AU - Agus Syahid AU - Dadang Sudana AU - Andika Dutha Bachari PY - 2021 DA - 2021/12/27 TI - Hate Speech and Blasphemy on Social Media in Indonesia: Forensic Linguistic Studies BT - Proceedings of the International Congress of Indonesian Linguistics Society (KIMLI 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1 EP - 5 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211226.001 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211226.001 ID - Syahid2021 ER -