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 […]

Press: IRIN News – ‘Gambians seek justice after Jammeh’s fall’ – images © Jason Florio

Torture victim Mariama Saine, whose mother was a UDP activist, wants to see her abusers punished. She was arrested on the eve of the 1 December election and interrogated at the NIA detention site known as Bulldozer. “They were beating me while I could hear the election results being announced on a television,” said Saine […]

MOAS – Migrant Offshore Aid Station – #onemore campaign

  MOAS – #onemore campaign –  ‘a Malta-based registered foundation, dedicated to preventing loss of life by providing professional search-and-rescue assistance to people in distress at sea or trapped on unsafe vessels.’     Jason Florio – 2015 itinerary, to-date: January-December 2015: the beginning of the year saw Florio and his photography producer wife, Helen […]