Hate speech through social media can offend the religious dignity of society. This study aims to analyze the criminal policy of hate speech in social media against the religious dignity of society in the digital century. This type of research is normative legal study. The approach used is law approach and conceptual approach. Legal material consists of primary legal materials, secondary and tertiary. Data collection techniques through literature study and analyzed qualitatively. The results of research show that the development of technology and information also have a negative impact. Data by The Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information demonstrated that in 2016 there are 800 thousand sites in Indonesia indicated as a spreader news lie (hoax) and hate speech. 773 thousand sites have been blocked based on 10 things that is prohibited one of them religious issues. Hate speech usually appears on political momentum. Indonesia will be confronted with two important political agendas, the 2018 election and 2019 presidential election. As a crime, hate speech should be addressed using the concept of criminal policy. It was concluded that criminal policies could be used to tackle hate crime in social media. It is expected that the integration of penal and non penal handling pattern.
- : https://www.atlantis-press.com/proceedings/icrpc-18/55912136
- : Yanti Amelia Lewerissa
- : Atlantis Press