On this day-February 18th, 2017 – New President Adama Barrow’s Inauguration Day on Gambian Soil

An incredible day in the history of The Gambia, West Africa – February 18th, 2017. A rapturous welcome, and a time of hope – after the 22-year dictatorial rule of Yayha Jammeh –  as tens of thousands of Gambians, welcome home their new president, Adama Barrow who, when the ousted Jammeh refused to step down, forContinue reading “On this day-February 18th, 2017 – New President Adama Barrow’s Inauguration Day on Gambian Soil”

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#Portraits4PositiveChange The Gambia, West Africa © Jason Florio

  #Portraits4PositiveChange The Gambia © Jason Florio Ebrima Jabang, age 64, was arrested along with the opposition activist, Solo Sandeng, during the April 14th, 2016 peaceful protest for electoral reform. He was taken to the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) headquarters, tied face down on a table and tortured by YahyaJammeh’s personal hit squad, the Junglers, permanentlyContinue reading “#Portraits4PositiveChange The Gambia, West Africa © Jason Florio”

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Jason Florio – making #Portraits4PositiveChange, The Gambia

  ‘Gambia – Victims, and Resisters of a Regime’  #Portraits4PositiveChange   From 1994 -2017 President Yahya Jammeh ruled the Gambia, West Africa, as his own personal fiefdom, crushing dissent, and opposition, with brutality. His personal hit squad and intelligence agency carried out tortures, and assassinations with impunity – journalists were gunned down and disappeared, ministersContinue reading “Jason Florio – making #Portraits4PositiveChange, The Gambia”

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We’re raising money: Jason Florio – photographer and filmmaker, at work, The Gambia, West Africa

    Huge thanks to everyone who has donated and supported our GoFundMe campaign, so far – ‘Gambia – Victims and Resisters of a Regime‘. We have a couple of weeks, to reach our goal. Please share, and/or donate (every spare $5 will be greatly appreciated) and help us to carry on making this important body of work… find outContinue reading “We’re raising money: Jason Florio – photographer and filmmaker, at work, The Gambia, West Africa”

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