Instagram – Jason Florio Photojournalist and Filmmaker

Above Instagram images: Top row – L-R: Photoville 2019, NYC; Remembering 9/11; fellow passenger, flying from the UK-USA Middle row – L-R: Dog catchers, Nigeria; motor taxis ‘okadas’, Nigeria; fellow passengers, flying from Nigeria-Ghana Bottom Row – L-R: all three images from Nigeria @jasonflorio / Instagram Above images from documentary filming, in Ghana; Gambia – […]

World Press Freedom Day 2020 – Portraits of Gambian Journalists

During Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh’s rule from 1994-2016 the Gambian press suffered mercilessly at his hands. Journalists were
gunned down, disappeared, tortured, and threatened. Media houses shuttered and radio stations burned to the ground. But stalwart voices kept the flame alive, speaking truth to power. Images © Jason Florio/Helen Jones-Florio

The Witch Hunts of 2009 – The Gambia. TRRC Digest Edition 10

‘TRRC Digest Edition 10 is out! The 10th session focused on the witch-hunt campaign ordered by Yahya Jammeh against mostly elderly men and women accused of witchcraft in The Gambia. Read the testimonies here ‘ ANEKED (African Network Against Extrajudicial Killings & Enforced Disappearances) “Green Boys and magicians came around the village, singing, drumming, and […]