#NeverAgainGambia – In Remembrance of Deyda Hydara, June 9, 1946 – December 16, 2004

#NeverAgainGambia – Remembering Deyda Hydara, June 9, 1946 – December 16, 2004, The Gambia. Hydara was gunned down by assailants, whilst in his car, as he was returning from work, in 2004. He was a journalist and co-founder of The Point newspaper and an advocate of press freedom. Hydara was also a fierce critic ofContinue reading “#NeverAgainGambia – In Remembrance of Deyda Hydara, June 9, 1946 – December 16, 2004”

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Fatou ‘Toufah’ Jallow of the #IamToufah movement, The Gambia

Fatou ‘Toufah’ Jallow – “If there’s no seat at the table of power – let’s build our own! Our activism makes people uncomfortable because it disturbs entrenched power relations and questions the world as it has always worked. But the world needs change, and the Youth will make it happen” at the United Nations, New York – International Human Rights Day, December 10th, 2019. Portrait ©Jason Florio/Helen Jones-Florio #Portraits4PositiveChange

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Photo of the Day: Edward Singhateh testifies at the TRRC, The Gambia

I’m in the hot seat, right now” Edward David Singhateh, former junta Vice Chairman

“It’s not that hot…yet!” Essa M.Faal, Chief Prosecutor, Truth Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC), The Gambia, West Africa

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The Gambia: Portraits of survivors of Yahya Jammeh’s HIV/AIDS ‘cure’ treatment ©Jason Florio

“From the time I started the concoction, I got weaker and weaker, my condition got worse. After July, I went to the MRC – which had been my treatment centre – and tested. My CD4 count had dropped to 80 – a threat to me, anything can happen” Fatou Jatta, survivor Jammeh’s HIV/AIDS ‘cure’ programContinue reading “The Gambia: Portraits of survivors of Yahya Jammeh’s HIV/AIDS ‘cure’ treatment ©Jason Florio”

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