In July 2005, 56 West African migrants, including 44 Ghanaians were murdered in The Gambia en route to Europe. The unarmed migrants were killed by the ‘Junglers’, a death squad reporting directly to Yahya Jammeh, Gambia’s dictator at the time.
New work from our long form multi-media project –‘The 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. ©Jason Florio / ©Helen Jones-Florio
#NeverAgain – Remembering Deyda Hydara, June 9, 1946 – December 16, 2004, The Gambia: Tattoo of assassinated journalist and co-founder of The Point newspaper, Deyda Hydara, on the arm of his son, Baba Hydara.
Interviewing sole survivor of a massacre, Ghanaian, Martin Kyere. Martin was one of a group of over 50 West African migrants, who were endeavouring to reach Europe when the boat they boarded in Senegal veered off course and landed in The Gambia. #Portraits4PositiveChange According to recent witness testimonies by members of President Yahya Jammeh’s hit […]