Cover Shots: Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio, The Gambia, West Africa

Ten years ago Han Stiphout (64) had two castles in Limberg and a bid for his company of more €20 million. Just before the sale, he went bankrupt. Now he is picking up again and building recycling plants in The Gambia and Senegal… words by Hella Hueck / FD Persoonlijk Magazine + all feature imagesContinue reading “Cover Shots: Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio, The Gambia, West Africa”

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Photo of the Day: Victims of the Jammeh Regime, The Gambia – portraits ©Jason Florio

  Touray was jailed for protesting during the Yahya Jammeh regime. An environmental activist, he was pulled from his house by President Jammeh’s henchman and jailed for protesting against illegal sand mining, run by Jammeh’s brother, that was having a devastating environmental impact and also destroying ladies vegetable gardens in Habib’s village. Jason Florio. SeeContinue reading “Photo of the Day: Victims of the Jammeh Regime, The Gambia – portraits ©Jason Florio”

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Solo Sandeng Memorial March, April 14 2018

  The Solo Sandeng Memorial March, April 14th, 2018, The Gambia, took place to commemorate the prominent activist – of the opposition party, UDP, and youth leader –  and other victims. Sandeng was murdered whilst in custody on this day in 2016, under the old dictatorship of Yahya Jammeh. His death sparked a national outcry and the beginning of theContinue reading “Solo Sandeng Memorial March, April 14 2018”

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“We Never Gave Up: Stories of Courage in Gambia” – Amnesty International Documentary

“We Never Gave Up: Stories of Courage in Gambia“ A Jason Florio & Louise Hunt Production for Amnesty International the documentary At the end of last year, we were commissioned by Amnesty International, West Africa, to make a documentary about the human rights defenders, and activists, who worked tirelessly, and often at their own risk, toContinue reading ““We Never Gave Up: Stories of Courage in Gambia” – Amnesty International Documentary”

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