Press: IRIN News – ‘Gambians seek justice after Jammeh’s fall’ – images © Jason Florio

Torture victim Mariama Saine, whose mother was a UDP activist, wants to see her abusers punished. She was arrested on the eve of the 1 December election and interrogated at the NIA detention site known as Bulldozer. “They were beating me while I could hear the election results being announced on a television,” said Saine […]

Jason Florio – Finalist Portrait Awards 2019 LensCulture ‘The Gambia: Victims and Resisters’

The Gambia: Victims and Resisters JASON FLORIO Finalist Portrait Awards 2019 – LensCulture Great news – my ongoing project in collaboration with Helen Jones-Florio , victims and resisters of the former Gambian regime under Yahya Jammeh, made the Finalists in the LensCulture Portrait Awards 2019. Big congratulations to all the other Winners, Jurors’ Picks, Finalists and thanks […]

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

Watch the full documentary on Vimeo ‘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 also their […]

Podcast: 9-11 the day The Towers fell – Photographer, Jason Florio’s, story

On a recent film and photography trip to The Gambia, I met up with Jason Florio, who divides his time between Africa, the Mediterranean, America and the UK. I’d heard of his work through a mutual friend, so the chance to interview Jason about his work covering the migrant crisis, end of a dictator’s rule […]