[video] Demonstration in Crawley, NoBorder Camp 2007

Final demonstration to Tinsley House detention centre at the end of the Noborder Camp at Gatwick airport, September 2007. [ 13:18 min ]

New immigration prison to open at Gatwick this spring

The new immigration detention centre at Gatwick airport will not be opened until the spring, Corporate Watch has learned. The official opening had been scheduled for February this year but has been delayed for undisclosed reasons. The purpose-built high-security prison, named Brook House, is based on the 'successful' design of Colnbrook detention centre at Heathrow airport. The new detention centre will be run by Global Solution Ltd (GSL), which is now owned by G4S, and will hold up to 426 male and female detainees.

Ken Loach & NoBorders in Crawley Tuesday 27th September

On Tuesday 27th November, renowned filmmaker Ken Loach (The Wind That Shakes The Barley, Sweet Sixteen, Kes) is coming to Crawley to show and talk about his new
film "It's a Free World...". This film is a drama about a single mother and depicts the reality of living and working in the UK as a so-called illegal immigrant.

Ken will be joined in a post-film discussion by a former Tinsley House detainee and refused asylum seeker from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and an activist from the No Border network, which organised the protest camp near Crawley in September.