One year ago, today – 22/01/2017 – on the streets of Banjul, The Gambia, West Africa

  This time last year, we had already been in the Gambia since the beginning of January. We had traveled back down to the small West African country, to document the transition of a 22-year long dictatorship to a democracy. However, because the incumbent president, Yahya Jammeh, had rescinded his acceptance of the winning vote, inContinue reading “One year ago, today – 22/01/2017 – on the streets of Banjul, The Gambia, West Africa”

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“We Never Gave Up: Stories of Courage in Gambia” – Amnesty International Documentary

“We Never Gave Up: Stories of Courage in Gambia“ A Jason Florio & Louise Hunt Production for Amnesty International the documentary At the end of last year, we were commissioned by Amnesty International, West Africa, to make a documentary about the human rights defenders, and activists, who worked tirelessly, and often at their own risk, toContinue reading ““We Never Gave Up: Stories of Courage in Gambia” – Amnesty International Documentary”

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#ThrowbackSaturday: 30th December, 2014 – attempted coup, The Gambia, West Africa

    In 2014, Jason Florio and I were living in the small West African country of The Gambia, when we were woken by an early morning phone call, on 30th December, from a Gambian friend who advised us to ‘stay off the streets’ as the sound of gunfire had been reported, coming from the vicinity ofContinue reading “#ThrowbackSaturday: 30th December, 2014 – attempted coup, The Gambia, West Africa”

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IRIN NEWS ‘2017: A year of humanitarian crises in photos’ – images ©Jason Florio

  IRIN NEWS ‘2017: A year of humanitarian crises in photos’     Follow on Instagram @jasonflorio / @floriotravels

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