Emilia Șercan

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CPJ joins letter calling on Romanian authorities to hasten investigation into harassment of journalist Emilia Șercan

In a joint letter addressed to Romanian Prime Minister Nicolae Ciucă and other government officials on Tuesday, June 28, the Committee to Protect Journalists and seven international press freedom organizations expressed their deep concerns over delays in the investigation into harassment of investigative journalist Emilia Șercan. Since January, Șercan has received threatening emails and social media messages, and…

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Romanian investigative journalist Emilia Șercan targeted by smear campaign

Berlin, April 8, 2022 — Romanian authorities must conduct an independent investigation into the harassment and smear campaign against investigative journalist Emilia Șercan, investigate her claims that state officials participated in the campaign, and hold the perpetrators to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. Since January 18, when Șercan published an article alleging…

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A newspaper vendor is seen in Bucharest, Romania, on May 30, 2017. Romanian reporter Emilia Șercan recently received death threats relating to her work. (AP/Vadim Ghirda)

Romanian investigative journalist Emilia Șercan receives death threats

New York, April 18, 2019 — Romanian authorities should conduct a swift investigation into the death threats levied against investigative journalist Emilia Șercan and ensure her safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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