Online Sexual Harassment in the Perspective of Islamic Criminal Law

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Ayu Romadina
Dinda Ayu Wulandari
Hamidah Wahyu Putri Nagari


Along with the times, there are many deviant behaviours carried out by individual users of Social Media. One of these deviant behaviours is Online Sexual Harassment, where the perpetrator or victim can be a woman or a man. This article discusses Sexual Harassment through Social Media according to Law Criminal Islam. The method used in this article is normative research, which relies on the Law or other legal basis and Study Literature. Data is collected and analyzed by deductive. Several legal rules regulate these actions in Law No. 11 Year 2008 concerning Information and Electronic Transactions in Article 827 (1) contained in Article 45 paragraph (1), namely subject to a principal penalty of imprisonment for at most 6 years and/or pay a maximum fine of Rp. 1 billion rupiah, and in the Code of Article 282. Islamic law has also given emphasis to the prohibition and threat of punishment for adulterers or acts that violate decency. The perpetrators are subject to ta'zir punishment in the form of binding sentences of excommunication, declarations, harsh warnings, and reproach. The victim is given protection by observing the Maslahah mursalah in Islamic law.

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Ayu Romadina, Dinda Ayu Wulandari, & Hamidah Wahyu Putri Nagari. (2022). Online Sexual Harassment in the Perspective of Islamic Criminal Law. Proceeding of International Conference on Sharia and Law, 1(1), 117-121. Retrieved from