‘I Cannot Bury My Father’ documentary release 13.01.2020

#ICannotBuryMyFather A short documentary about the 56 West African migrants forcibly disappeared and killed in 2005 in Gambia by security forces on orders of ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh. The film follows Isaac Mensah, one of the victim’s sons, who shares the family’s account of how his father’s death/disappearance continues to take an emotional toll on the family; and his journey to […]

Billboard Gambia Victims and Resisters – images ©Jason Florio

Billboard Gambia Victims and Resisters – huge thanks to the British High Commission Banjul, the Truth Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC), and UNDPGambia, for their support on sharing the plight of the victims of the former Yahya Jammeh Regime. Portraits ©Jason Florio/Helen Jones-Florio

Interviewing sole survivor of a massacre, Ghanaian, Martin Kyere ©Jason Florio

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 […]

The Gambia – Portraits of Victims and the TRRC update, July 2019

The Gambia: Shocking and distressing revelations coming out of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission in The Gambia over the past couple of days…particularly pertinent to those who have shared their stories with us for our on-going series, ‘Gambia-victims and resisters’ The Gambia – Portraits of Victims and the TRRC update, July 2019. Images ©Jason Florio / Words by Helen Jones-Florio. #Portraits4PositiveChange