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Nunik Nurhayati
Rohmad Suryadi


Civil Society, Case Study, Law Enforcement, Indonesia


Purpose of Study: This research aims to 1). Knowing the spirit of civil society emergence in law enforcement in case of defamation of religion in Indonesia. 2) To know the implications of civil society influence in law enforcement justice in Indonesia.

Methodology: The study used a qualitative approach, using case study method of law enforcement in case of religious defamation done by Jakarta Capital City Governor, Basuki Tjahaya Purnama (Ahok) in the year 2016 ago.

Results: The results showed that the polarization of civil society forces occurred in this case. So that causes good civil society and bad civil society when seen from the indicator of civil society value.  Good Civil Society is based on the spirit of transcendence tends to be relatively more successful in consolidating the movement that many won the sympathy of collective action because of its obedience to the rule of law.

Implications/Applications: Implication of civil society in law enforcement, demands law enforcers to stand independently, to promote truth and fair law. Civil society pressure is part of a democratic society that is seen as a social fact and as long as good civil society is accommodated, the law enforced will also be equitable.


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