Tinsley House blockade against Iraq removal via charter flight, and hunger strike on inside

Early in the morning of March 17th, anti-deportation activists bravely put up a blockade of Tinsley House, an immigration detention near Gatwick airport, in order to try and prevent removal of Iraqi asylum seekers collected from here and also at detention centres at Dover and Campsfield (Cambs). Find full reports and pictures on Indymedia.
And not only action on the outside, since at the same time everyone inside Tinsley was on hunger strike, due to changes in the meal system since Brook House opened (breakfasts and evening meals are shipped from the new centre, portion sizes are smaller & evening meals have to be ordered 48hrs in advance).
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Demo / Day of Action against new Gatwick detention centre 21-Apr-07

CALL FOR A DEMO AND NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION IN UK AGAINST THE NEW GATWICK DETENTION CENTRE BEING BUILT!!!
Come to the demonstration or organise solidarity demos/actions in your own cities and towns.
Saturday on the 21st of April. Demonstration in THREE BRIDGES near CRAWLEY against the new detention centre. Meet up at Jubilee Field in Three Bridges at 12 o’clock. RH10 1LQ. [Map]
Called by NoBorders. Transport/information from (at least): Brighton, Bradford, London, Leeds.
Details from: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/04/366825.html
and also http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/04/366827.html

It’s happened! … report on Indymedia – Gatwick Protest: No More Immigration Prisons – Over 100 people held a lively protest in Crawley, West Sussex…
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