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”
Tag Archives: President Yahya Jammeh
‘I Cannot Bury My Father’ documentary – African Film Festival, New York, 2021
‘I Cannot Bury My Father’, African Film Festival – In 2005, Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh murdered 56 West African migrants out of fear they were mercenaries intending to overthrow him. The disappearance of their slain bodies robbed families of healing and closure by being unable to bury their loved ones. Isaac Mensah, one of the victim’s sons, shares the emotional toll of this atrocity and his quest for answers…
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
TRRC Billboard – Victims and Resisters #NeverAgainGambia
Billboard – Gambia Victims, and Resisters. Through these portraits and collected testimonies, we share the plight of the victims of the former regime of Yahya Jammeh. Huge respect and thanks to the British High Commission Banjul, the Truth Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC), and UNDPGambia, for their support.