Human Rights Watch – ICC: Strengthen Court on 20th Anniversary

Human Rights Watch – Member Countries Should Step Up Efforts to Advance Justice ‘Justice means to me knowing what happened to my dad…’ Ayeshah Jammeh, The Gambia Human Rights Watch ‘July 17 is also the Day of International Criminal Justice. The work of the ICC is closely linked with broader justice efforts – in national […]

‘Portraits for Positive Change’ the Gambia. The story so far…

It’s been an incredibly momentous, emotional – and active! – few months for us both, here in the Gambia. Since we arrived back on the West African coast in February we’ve held two photographic exhibitions of the portraits from our on-going body of work, ‘Gambia – victims, and resisters of a regime‘ ‘Portraits to Remember’ […]

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 […]

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 […]