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,… see more […]

Victims of Jammeh – portraits by Jason Florio

‘Gambia – victims, and resisters of a regime’ Bintu – the 13-year-old daughter of Adama Conteh and Lamin Tunkara. Adama was 7 Months pregnant with Bintu and married less than a year when Lamin was murdered in July 2005. He was part of a group of more than 50 Ghanaians and other West African migrants […]

AfriDocs – ‘We Never Gave Up – stories of courage in Gambia’ documentary

Watch the full documentary on AfriDocs or Youtube. ‘We Never Gave Up – stories of courage in Gambia‘ is a 30-minute documentary that highlights the testimonies of some of the men and women that decided to take a stand for human rights during the Yahya Jammeh era. The film describes their fears, their struggles but […]

Gambia Photography Exhibition opening night: ‘Portraits to Remember’ -victims, and resisters

March 5th, 2019 – opening night of ‘Portraits to Remember’ at the Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations, the Gambia. Jason Florio’s portraits, featured in the exhibition, are part of an on-going body of work which began over two years ago when he photographed Gambians who had exiled themselves, in fear of their […]