Jason Florio – making #Portraits4PositiveChange, The Gambia

  ‘Gambia – Victims, and Resisters of a Regime’  #Portraits4PositiveChange   From 1994 -2017 President Yahya Jammeh ruled the Gambia, West Africa, as his own personal fiefdom, crushing dissent, and opposition, with brutality. His personal hit squad and intelligence agency carried out tortures, and assassinations with impunity – journalists were gunned down and disappeared, ministersContinue reading “Jason Florio – making #Portraits4PositiveChange, The Gambia”

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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”

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The Gambia – Photographer/filmmaker, Jason Florio, making #Portraits4PositiveChange

  ‘Gambia – Victims, and Resisters of a Regime’ #portraits4positivechange On location, in The Gambia: Yesterday Jason Florio photographed Yusepha, who was shot in the back by the Yahya Jammeh regime’s security forces, during a peaceful student protest in April 2000. He is paralyzed from the neck down. He was just 18 years old. The April 2000 GambianContinue reading “The Gambia – Photographer/filmmaker, Jason Florio, making #Portraits4PositiveChange”

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Back in The Gambia, West Africa – to make more #Portraits4PositiveChange

    ‘Gambia, little Gambia…‘ we are back! Heading from the airport towards Bakau, with Buba Bah & Jason Florio Check out why we are back:  ‘Gambia – Victims, and Resisters of a Regime’  #Portraits4PositiveChange   BEING SOCIAL @JASONFLORIO /@FLORIOTRAVELS / @DOORS_FACADES_FLORIO / @FLORIO_GALLERY INSTAGRAM PHOTOSTELLSTORIES – FB @FLORIOPHOTONYC – TWITTER  

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