‘Fukajai’ – roughly translates as shake off the dust #GambiaDoors #GambiaDoors #GambiaDoors StoriesBehindDoors: The Gambia – In remembrance of the victims, and survivors of a massacre: 10 April 2000 – Modou Lamin Chune, 14 years old, was one of 16 young people shot dead by Gambian paramilitary forces (over two days, 10th and 11th April)Continue reading “#GambiaDoors: Doors and Storefronts of The Gambia, West Africa”
‘TRRC Digest Edition 10 is out! The 10th session focused on the witch-hunt campaign ordered by Yahya Jammeh against mostly elderly men and women accused of witchcraft in The Gambia. Read the testimonies here ‘ ANEKED (African Network Against Extrajudicial Killings & Enforced Disappearances) “Green Boys and magicians came around the village, singing, drumming, andContinue reading “The Witch Hunts of 2009 – The Gambia. TRRC Digest Edition 10”
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.
Huge thanks to my agents, Redux Pictures, for featuring an on-going body of work, ‘Gambia – victims, and resisters’, in collaboration with Helen Jones-Florio Jason Florio Photographer & Filmmaker #Portraits4PositiveChange February 2020 – Currently in The Gambia, West Africa Assignment queries and image licensing – Contact here floriophoto.com @jasonflorio / @floriotravels / @jasonflorio_photoprints / @doors_helenjonesflorio – Instagram Jason Florio / floriotravels – Vimeo | Motion/Jason FlorioContinue reading “Redux Pictures features: ‘Gambia – victims, and resisters’ ©Jason Florio/Helen Jones-Florio”