On 28 September 2009, Guinean security forces massacred over 150 people in the country's national stadium during an opposition protest. It was the latest in a long string of abuses committed by successive Guinean regimes dating back to the early years after independence.
About the project
FIDH (the International Federation for Human Rights) commissioned Panos photographer Tommy Trenchard to photograph survivors of the 2009 massacre in Guinea. With Tommy’s photographs Panos created, produced and distributed visual content for FIDH’s campaign aimed at members of the Guinean government, international human rights NGOs and the International Criminal Court.
Production of an indoor exhibition in Conakry, Guinea and outdoor exhibitions in Geneva, Switzerland and Paris, France
Design and printing of a multi language book (hard and soft cover)
04. Media placement
Pictures published in more than 10 publications worldwide (Le Monde, Al Jazeera, The Star, The Guardian, etc)
For the full set of portraits, please follow this link.