‘We Never Gave Up – stories of courage in Gambia’ Amnesty International documentary screening

We Never Gave Up: Stories of Courage in Gambia – Film Screening and Q&A Amnesty International will host a screening of the documentary (which we made for them) on 13th August, followed by a Q&A session with experts including Amnesty International’s West Africa researcher Sabrina Mahtani, and chaired by Amnesty International’s Deputy Director of Global Issues andContinue reading “‘We Never Gave Up – stories of courage in Gambia’ Amnesty International documentary screening”

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Back in The Gambia, West Africa – images ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio

A recap, from The Gambia, West Africa – April 2018 Here we are, back in our second home… As ever, there are lots to see and do – and, a little time out from work to reconnect and celebrate with old friends   And, of course, there is always the #9 pack…     Peaceful marches… ConnectedContinue reading “Back in The Gambia, West Africa – images ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio”

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Solo Sandeng Memorial March, April 14 2018

  The Solo Sandeng Memorial March, April 14th, 2018, The Gambia, took place to commemorate the prominent activist – of the opposition party, UDP, and youth leader –  and other victims. Sandeng was murdered whilst in custody on this day in 2016, under the old dictatorship of Yahya Jammeh. His death sparked a national outcry and the beginning of theContinue reading “Solo Sandeng Memorial March, April 14 2018”

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Images from inside Mile 2 Prison – The Gambia, West Africa

  Images from inside ousted ex-president, Yahya Jammeh’s, ‘my 5 Star Hotel’ (as he frequently called it) – the notorious Mile 2 Prison, the Gambia, West Africa, Nov 2017. Taken whilst making the ‘We Never Gave Up – Stories of Courage in Gambia’ documentary for Amnesty International.       These, plus more images from Mile 2 areContinue reading “Images from inside Mile 2 Prison – The Gambia, West Africa”

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