‘150,000 Cross Med.’ in 2015 – Migrant Report

  ‘Some 150,000 migrants are believed to have reached Europe by sea to date so far in 2015, with virtually all of them landing in Italy (74,947) or Greece (75,970), according to the International Organisation for Migration.. .’ read more on  Migrant Report, by Mark Micallif

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Press: Jason Florio’s best photograph – African migrants crammed into a boat off Libya

  The Guardian: June 25th, 2015 Interview by: Louise Hunt ‘I was wearing a white protective suit and had my cameras; I looked like a spaceman. I shook their hands and tried to make eye contact, then I climbed on to the engine cover. This is maybe a quarter of those on board. It was onlyContinue reading “Press: Jason Florio’s best photograph – African migrants crammed into a boat off Libya”

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Urban drift and ‘the back way’ – the effect on one small West African village

  Kemoto Point, The Gambia, West Africa – ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea African odyssey‘ January 2013 Paddling up, in our two foldable canoes, towards the shore of Kemoto Point, we could see that our arrival was not going unnoticed – we were being closely observed by a dozen or so young kids, andContinue reading “Urban drift and ‘the back way’ – the effect on one small West African village”

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Looking back: Jason Florio photographers the migrant gold miners in South East Senegal

  Over the last month, Florio has been working onboard the Phoenix –  for MOAS (Migrant Offshore Rescue Station) boat – documenting the rescue of 1000’s of migrants, off the coast of Libya;  migrants coming, predominantly, from West Africa, East Africa, and Syria.   Seeing the images of all those people – all of whom areContinue reading “Looking back: Jason Florio photographers the migrant gold miners in South East Senegal”

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