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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Interviewing sole survivor of a massacre, Ghanaian, Martin Kyere ©Jason Florio

Interviewing sole survivor of a massacre, Ghanaian, Martin Kyere. Martin was one of a group of over 50 West African migrants, who were endeavouring to reach Europe when the boat they boarded in Senegal veered off course and landed in The Gambia. #Portraits4PositiveChange According to recent witness testimonies by members of President Yahya Jammeh’s hit squad, ‘the Junglers’, at the Truth Reconciliation andContinue reading “Interviewing sole survivor of a massacre, Ghanaian, Martin Kyere ©Jason Florio”

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The Gambia – Portraits of Victims and the TRRC update, July 2019

The Gambia – Portraits of Victims and the TRRC update, July 2019. Images ©Jason Florio / Text by Helen Jones-Florio. Shocking and distressing revelations coming out of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission in The Gambia over the past couple of days…particularly pertinent to those who have shared their stories with us for our on-going series, ‘Gambia-victims and resisters’ #Portraits4PositiveChange

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