Inside Mile 2 Prison, Gambia, West Africa – images © Jason Florio

  Exclusive images from inside ousted ex-president, Yahya Jammeh’s, ‘my 5 Star Hotel’ (as he frequently called it) – the notorious Mile 2 Prison, the Gambia, West Africa, Nov 2017. Taken whilst making the ‘We Never Gave Up – Stories of Courage in Gambia’ documentary for Amnesty International. All images © Jason Florio – All rights reserved.  Please use contact page […]

NGO work in West Africa – images by Jason Florio

  ‘Sawadatou is a refugee who fled from conflict in the Central African Republic and sought refuge in the Casamance region of Senegal. Her journey to Senegal was a treacherous one, which sadly claimed the life of one of her six children. Upon arrival in Senegal, Sawadatou had nothing’ Village Aid, NGO       […]

Life along 1044km of the River Gambia, West Africa – images © Jason Florio

UPDATE – MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! We did it! We completed the River Gambia Expedition – 23rd November 2012 – 21st January 2013 – after almost 400km overland in the Fouta Djallon Highlands of Guinea-Conakry into Senegal and then putting our two canoes into the water in Kedougou – we paddled (no engine!) over 700km of the […]

Photography Presentation: ‘River Gambia Source-to-Sea’ Jason Florio’s African odyssey. Avantech, Malta

    ‘River Gambia Source-to-Sea’  Jason Florio’s African Odyssey Event: held by Avantech/Canon Malta Date: September 5th, 2017 Time: 7.3opm-9.30pm* Venue: Avantech, Avantech Building, Saint Julians Road, San Gwann, Malta – view map Our lecturer for the evening will be Jason Florio, a freelance documentary photographer with a focus on under reported stories about people living […]

A photographer’s take: in conversation with a humanitarian storyteller – Jason Florio

Photographer, Jason Florio, in an interview with NGO, United Purpose. Jason has a long history of working with NGO’s, particularly UP (formally, Concern Universal). Florio talks with them about this work, other photography assignments, and what drives his passion for photography…   “The power of photography can never be underestimated. An image’s ability to deeply affect people, and inspire them to […]

Lensculture Exposure Awards - winners and finalists 2018

Lensculture – Exposure Awards: Winners, Finalists & Jurors’ Picks

  A very nice surprise to hear my images from the migration crisis in the Mediterranean is a Jurors’ Pick in the LensCulture ExposureAwards2018– Many thanks to Mazie Harris at the Department of Photographs Getty Museum for selecting my work, and many thanks to Jim and Millie Casper and the LensCulture team – and big congrats to all the all the other photographers! […]

Press: IRIN News – One year on, victims of Jammeh demand justice, The Gambia

  ‘Since Jammeh was forced into exile in Equatorial Guinea a year ago, the victims of his brutal rule have been driving the demand for justice.’ IRIN News – words by Louise Hunt / Images © Jason Florio     Read more at IRIN News   ‘We Never Gave up – Stories of Courage in […]