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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One year ago, today: 26th Jan, 2017 – The new president of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, returns home

Welcome home, Mr. President! A new era for The Gambia, West Africa   Jan 26th, 2017: A triumphant and momentous day for The Gambia, West Africa. Hundreds of thousands of euphoric Gambians lined the streets for miles – and miles! – to welcome home their new president, Adama Barrow. (Due to potential security risks, Barrow had exiledContinue reading “One year ago, today: 26th Jan, 2017 – The new president of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, returns home”

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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 However, because the incumbent president, Yahya Jammeh, had rescinded his acceptance of the winning vote, inContinue reading “One year ago, today – 22/01/2017 – on the streets of Banjul, The Gambia, West Africa”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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