The Voices of The Gambia – we recently went out on the streets of The Gambia to film a series of vox pop interviews for Amnesty International Africa, talking to Gambian’s about their views on the human rights situation in their country today, in 2021. Voices of The Gambia on Human Rights Gambians are going backContinue reading “Voices of The Gambia on Human Rights – Amnesty International Africa”
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On this day: Jan 26, 2017 – President Adama Barrow returns home to The Gambia, West Africa
The Gambia – January 26th, 2017: A triumphant, and momentous day for The Gambia, West Africa. Ten’s of thousands of euphoric Gambians lined the streets for miles (an estimated over 100,000 Gambians flocked the main road) – to welcome home their new president, Adama Barrow. Images / Footage ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio
New work from ‘Gambia – victims, and resisters’ series
New work from our long form multi-media project (Jason Florio / Helen Jones-Florio) -‘Gambia – Victims and Resisters’: The family of Lt Ebou Lowe. Ebou was disappeared and executed by members former Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh’s hit squad, the ‘Junglers’, after he was accused of being part of a coup attempt in 2006 to overthrow the dictatorial Jammeh regime.
Fatou ‘Toufah’ Jallow of the #IamToufah movement, The Gambia
Fatou ‘Toufah’ Jallow – “If there’s no seat at the table of power – let’s build our own! Our activism makes people uncomfortable because it disturbs entrenched power relations and questions the world as it has always worked. But the world needs change, and the Youth will make it happen” at the United Nations, New York – International Human Rights Day, December 10th, 2019. Portrait ©Jason Florio/Helen Jones-Florio #Portraits4PositiveChange