Arora International Campaign

London NoBorders vs Arora Hotels - what happened so far

Part I - 2009/2010

The first "Arora Campaign" was ran from autumn 2009 until January 2010 by various NoBorders groups against the plans of the Arora Hotel Group to turn their four star hotel at Gatwick into a detention centre. ( Indymedia Video | BBC Video and Interview )

Finally , on Monday 25th January 2010 Arora's planning application was defeated by 14 votes to 1 at Crawley Council's Planning Meeting, and the Hotel Group dropped their plans.

No Border activists held a demo outside Crawley Town Hall before the meeting and a number went into the meeting.

Part II - 2011

End of January 2011 London NoBorders received information that Arora Hotels now plans a new detention facility in Crawley. ( see Press Release: Arora Hotels back in Deportation Business ) . London NoBorders answered with calling for #Operation_FirstContact.

More articles on Arora 2009-2010 :
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | Radio Interview on Arora | Press Release 26 January | Indymedia report 26th January| Crawley News report 27th January