Press: photographing repatriated Gambians for IRIN News – images © Jason Florio

    ‘Just two weeks earlier, he was languishing in a prison near Tripoli; his third spell in detention during the nine months he spent in Libya trying to board a boat to cross the Mediterranean…’ read more at IRIN News – words by Louise Hunt + additional reporting from Banjul by Jason Florio

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Economic Migrant Gold Miners, South Eastern Senegal, West Africa

Thursday 20th December 2012 – Paddling distance: 11.4km (total to-date: 83.65km) – ‘River Gambia Expedition–1044km source-sea African odyssey‘ Even our tents and canoes, situated by the river over 2 miles away from the mine itself, were covered in a fine film of the pale pink, talc-like dust… ‘A relatively short day’s paddling on the RiverContinue reading “Economic Migrant Gold Miners, South Eastern Senegal, West Africa”

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‘Now take them home with you instead of putting the burden on others’ Mrs Overtaxed. One of the more ‘polite’ responses to migrant and refugee boat rescues

  A good friend of mine posted a comment on her FB page yesterday, in response to some of the disturbing comments, about the migrant and refugee crisis, left on another FB page: ‘I’m not mean but let them in will be the end of gsy it’s hard for locals to live now all most ofContinue reading “‘Now take them home with you instead of putting the burden on others’ Mrs Overtaxed. One of the more ‘polite’ responses to migrant and refugee boat rescues”

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