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Building Works For New Detention Centre Started

noborders someone | 25.07.2007 15:51 | Migration | South Coast

Immigration Minister Liam Byrne today helped break the ground for a new removal centre at Gatwick. The Home Office also published the name of the new Prison: Brook House.

The new detention centre will be the second one at Gatwick airport (the other is Tinsley House)

"The new facilities, which will open in 2008 under the name Brook House, are a key part of the Border and Immigration Agency's (BIA) plans to increase deportations of foreign nationals who are in the UK illegally."

Protestors allready organised a first Demonstration in April ( | | against the new Detention Centre.

The start of the building work is taking place two month before the planned No Border Camp (from September 19th-24th
at Gatwick Airport, which is part of a campaign to stop the new detention centre.

No Border Groups announced a demonstration for saturday 22nd to Tinsley House, the detention centre next to the new building side. More information at:

Indymedia Feature: Camp With No Borders

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