The Gambia – The Victims and the Instigator. Portraits © Jason Florio

  One man, many victims… The Gambia – torture, abuse, and dissent From 1994 -2017 Yahya Jammeh ruled the Gambia, West Africa as his own fiefdom, crushing dissent, and opposition with brutality. With Jammeh’s ouster and flight into exile, hundreds of Gambians now feel safe to come forward and speak freely about the crimes committed against them by his regime. This portraitContinue reading “The Gambia – The Victims and the Instigator. Portraits © Jason Florio”

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Photo of the Day: Victims of the Jammeh Regime, The Gambia – portraits ©Jason Florio

  Touray was jailed for protesting during the Yahya Jammeh regime. An environmental activist, he was pulled from his house by President Jammeh’s henchman and jailed for protesting against illegal sand mining, run by Jammeh’s brother, that was having a devastating environmental impact and also destroying ladies vegetable gardens in Habib’s village. Jason Florio. SeeContinue reading “Photo of the Day: Victims of the Jammeh Regime, The Gambia – portraits ©Jason Florio”

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Stormy Mediterranean Sea – Malta

  Stormy Mediterranean Seas hit Malta Images © Jason Florio / ©Helen Jones-Florio   BEING SOCIAL @FLORIO_GALLERY /@FLORIOTRAVELS /@DOORS_FACADES_FLORIO – INSTAGRAM PHOTOSTELLSTORIES – FB @FLORIOPHOTONYC – TWITTER

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ThrowbackWednesday: Moto-taxi rides down the mountains of the Fouta Djallon, River Gambia Expedition

  ‘”It will be cheaper than taking the vehicle!” said Florio – pulling at our over-stretched expedition budget purse-strings – that clinched the deal!…Ebu, very convincingly, stated: “Come, we go now, now!… We will get to Kedougou in two hours… and I will also return tonight, to Mali, with a passenger from Kedougou too!”.  In actual fact, weContinue reading “ThrowbackWednesday: Moto-taxi rides down the mountains of the Fouta Djallon, River Gambia Expedition”

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