“No, this was done to me, and I wantjustice…these men should be punished” Bintu Nyabally, victim of sexual violence whilst in police custody The Gambia, West Africa, October 14th, 2019 – Bintu Nyabally, gave her testimony to the Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC). Bintu was arrested on 9th May 2016, after leaving the court […]
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
Thank you to all the jurors of the International Photography Awards (IPA), 2020, for honoring our multimedia series, ‘Gambia – victims, and resisters’ This honorable mention – in the Deeper Perspective category – is yet another step towards reaching a wider audience with this body of work, particularly for all the victims, resisters, and survivors who have been part of this ongoing project. We thank them for sharing their experiences with us. Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio
We are thrilled to be chosen for The Photoville FENCE, 2020, ‘The Gambia victims, and resisters’ a longterm multimedia project by Jason Florio and Helen Jones-Florio, about Gambians who lived their life under the brutal 22-year dictatorship of President Yahya Jammeh in the tiny West African country.