Wednesday Photo: Bangladeshi and Pakistani migrants in the lower decks of an overcrowded people-smuggling fishing boat

  ‘In the fetid bowels the last of an estimated 200 people that were below deck on a fishing boat carrying 416, wait for the rescue team to evacuate them. Many of them were Bangladeshis, who had lived in Libya as skilled guest workers until the security situation made it untenable to remain, forcing themContinue reading “Wednesday Photo: Bangladeshi and Pakistani migrants in the lower decks of an overcrowded people-smuggling fishing boat”

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23 AFAR Photographers You Need to Follow on Instagram Right Now – #11 Floriotravels

Big thanks to AFAR Magazine, and Maggie Fuller, for including our Floriotravels Instagram page in their list of 23 photographers to follow. ‘What to expect from his Instagram: Florio and his wife, photography and expedition producer Helen Jones-Florio, share their Instagram. It’s a mix of the snapshot travels of two photographers and deep, emotional looks into someContinue reading “23 AFAR Photographers You Need to Follow on Instagram Right Now – #11 Floriotravels”

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‘Now take them home with you instead of putting the burden on others’ Mrs Overtaxed. One of the more ‘polite’ responses to migrant and refugee boat rescues

  A good friend of mine posted a comment on her FB page yesterday, in response to some of the disturbing comments, about the migrant and refugee crisis, left on another FB page: ‘I’m not mean but let them in will be the end of gsy it’s hard for locals to live now all most ofContinue reading “‘Now take them home with you instead of putting the burden on others’ Mrs Overtaxed. One of the more ‘polite’ responses to migrant and refugee boat rescues”

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About the Florios

Left: Jason Florio, middle: Helen Jones-Florio. Work in progress – multi-media ‘Masquerades’ project, The Gambia, West Africa __________________ Jason Florio Jason Florio, FRGS (Fellow of The Royal Geographical Society, London), is an award-winning photographer, and filmmaker, whose work has focused on under-reported stories on people living on the margins of society and in places of conflict.Continue reading “About the Florios”

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