Close Campsfield! 16th "anniversary" demo Sat 28th Nov

On 25th November 1993, two minibuses brought the first detainees from Harmondsworth, Heathrow, to Campsfield, near Oxford. Demonstrators at the gate protested.

NEW No Borders newsletter

The No Borders UK network newsletter, newly named "Movement", is now being published monthly!

The latest edition includes articles on a call to action at the UN Climate Conference, a blockade of detention centres in Belgium, and ‘Defence Leagues’ defeated in south Wales.

If you would like to subscribe to Movement, please click here

Please print and distribute!

NO BORDER FOLK - fundraiser Wed 25th Nov

From 7.30pm, at The Windmill Brixton, 22 Blenheim Gardens, Brixton SW2 5BZ

* AMBER STATES - acoustic / pop / country
* EMILY C SMITH - folk /alternative / acoustic
* NIALL KELLY - acoustic / folk / folk rock
* MARK RIDOUT - acoustic / progressive / soul

Suggested donation: £3

PRESS RELEASE: Protest at Mercure London City Hotel against detention centre plans

For immediate release:

Campaigners hold second protest against plans to turn Gatwick hotel into a detention centre

5th November 2009

* Arora Management Services Ltd plans to turn its four-star Mercure
Gatwick hotel into an immigration detention centre.

* Campaigners vow to target Arora and Mercure until the plans are dropped.

Mass deportations, Mass resistance - public forum

A public forum to build resistance against mass deportations organised by Stop Deportation.

Saturday, 7th November 2009, 12-5pm @ the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London.

Mass deportation flights are a new and urgent challenge to all those working for the right to freedom of movement for all. Many deportees have tried to stop or escape from these flights, some even self-harming in desperation. Outside, protests and actions are being organised in the UK, Europe and the destination countries. More are needed!

Arora Hotel Conversion: Protest at Crawley Council Meeting, December 7th!

On 7th December London NoBorders is calling for a protest outside Crawley Town Hall (The Boulevard, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 1UZ) to protest Arora International's plans to turn its four-star hotel at Gatwick, Mercure, into yet another immigration prison.

On that day Crawley Council will discuss the planning permission. People who want to raise questions in the Council Meeting can register beforehand.

Judge: Colnbrook blockaders' arrest was unlawful

stopdeportation press relesase, 22 October 2009:
A magistrates judge has ruled that police acted unlawfully when arresting six anti-deportation campaigners who were blockading Colnbrook detention centre, near Heathrow airport, on 12th May, 2009, to try and prevent Iraqi refugees from being forcibly deported to Iraqi Kurdistan on a specially chartered flight.[1]