Prisoners watch TV in their dorm-like cell block, MILE 2 prison, Gambia ©Jason Florio Exclusive images, inside the notorious
Mile2 Prison, The Gambia, West Africa – Ex-President, Yahya Jammeh, referred to it as ‘my 5 -star hotel‘.
The exercise yard come laundry space, MILE 2 prison – image © Helen Jones-Florio
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Mile 2 Prison, The Gambia – the exercise yard of the Remand Wing – image
Mile 2 Prison, The Gambia – a prisoner looks out from his cell in the maximum security block– image ©Helen Jones-Florio.
‘ work in progress – portraits by Jason Florio. Victims of Torture, Abuse, and Dissent‘
From 1994 -2017 Yahya Jammeh ruled the Gambia, West Africa as his own fiefdom, crushing dissent, and opposition with brutality. With Jammeh’s ouster and flight into exile, hundreds of Gambians now feel safe to come forward and speak freely about the crimes committed against them by his regime. This is a work in progress…
Mile 2 Prison, The Gambia – prisoners in the main exercise yard of the prison – image ©Helen Jones-Florio.
Watch the trailer for: ‘
We Never Gave Up – ‘ made for Stories of courage in Gambia Amnesty International. The documentary tells the stories of human rights defenders fighting against former-President Jammeh’s oppressive state.
Watch “We Never Gave Up: Stories of Courage in Gambia” – trailer for Amnesty International