Bratislava, November 16 (TASR) – Publishing house Ringier Axel Springer is releasing a book about murdered investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova entitled ‘Silenced’.
The book contains a comprehensive view of the lives of the murdered couple as well as an overview of Kuciak’s work as a journalist, including his unfinished article on links between the Italian Mafia and top politics in Slovakia.
“The book is our way of commemorating Jan and Martina. In this way we want to bring their story closer to everyone who comes into contact with this book,” said Ringier Axel Springer CEO Milan Dubec.
In its more then 300 pages the book includes testimonies of families, friends, teachers and colleagues. The text was compiled by reporters from Aktuality.sk news website, for which Kuciak worked, in cooperation with foreign journalists.
In addition to Kuciak’s work and the couple’s personal life, the book also describes the February night on which Kuciak and Kusnirova were slain as well as the course of the ongoing investigation.
All profits from the book will be used to boost the content of Aktuality.sk.