Victims of Sexual Gender-Based Violence – TRRC, The Gambia

 “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 […]

Witch Hunts, The Gambia, West Africa – portrait ©Jason Florio

“I was kept for five days. When they forced me to take the medicine (‘Kubehjaro’ a hallucinogenic substance), I could no longer stand up… I fell down on the ground… ” excerpt from Sankung Balajo’s interview with Jason Florio/Helen Jones-Florio: ‘Gambia – victims, and resisters‘ Witch hunts, The Gambia, West Africa: In 2009, Sankung Balajo […]

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

Spotlight on ‘The Gambia -Victims and Resisters’ Social Documentary Network

ZEKE The Magazine of Global Documentary ZEKE Awards -To view Jason Florio’s entry: The Gambia – victims, and resisters‘ click here The jurors are now reviewing the entries and they will announce the winners by July 1, 2019. Wishing everyone who has entered the competition, the very best of luck. To view all the entries, […]