March 5th, 2019 – opening night of ‘Portraits to Remember’ at the Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations, the Gambia. Jason Florio’s portraits, featured in the exhibition, are part of an on-going body of work which began over two years ago when he photographed Gambians who had exiled themselves, in fear of theirContinue reading “Gambia Photography Exhibition opening night: ‘Portraits to Remember’ -victims, and resisters”
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Yahya Jammeh herbal AIDS/HIV ‘cure’ – portraits © Jason Florio
Gambia – Victims and Resisters of a Regime Lamin Ceesay was on of a number of HIV/AIDS patients coerced by former Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh, to stop taking their anti-retroviral drugs and be treated by him personally with his herbal HIV/AIDS ‘cure’. Jammeh’s treatment proved to be dangerous, and often fatal for many,… seeContinue reading “Yahya Jammeh herbal AIDS/HIV ‘cure’ – portraits © Jason Florio”
ThrowbackWednesday: Moto-taxi rides down the mountains of the Fouta Djallon, River Gambia Expedition
‘”It will be cheaper than taking the vehicle!” said Florio – pulling at our over-stretched expedition budget purse-strings – that clinched the deal!…Ebu, very convincingly, stated: “Come, we go now, now!… We will get to Kedougou in two hours… and I will also return tonight, to Mali, with a passenger from Kedougou too!”. In actual fact, weContinue reading “ThrowbackWednesday: Moto-taxi rides down the mountains of the Fouta Djallon, River Gambia Expedition”
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