They cut through the airport's perimeter fence and locked themselves together around a Boeing 747 jet.
The broadcaster came under fire after his comments about a deportation flight to Jamaica.
Anti-immigrant policies are more pervasive than ever. But at every step, campaigners are working to protect the most vulnerable.
Home Office immigration rules also put vulnerable people at risk of modern slavery, warns Crisis.
Almost 70 MPs and peers have written to the home secretary demanding the deportation is called off.
Activists say plans to deport people before Christmas will tear families apart and put lives at risk amid the coronavirus pandemic.
At least one immigration removal centre has already seen an outbreak of coronavirus, while detainees are left in limbo.
Department says it will stop the "exploitation" of the immigration system as commercial flights are grounded.
Shelter, Streets Kitchen and The Outside Project hit out over new rules that "criminalise" those on the street, and raise fears for LGBTQ+ homeless people.
What people like Osime Brown need is community support, not criminalisation and deportation, writes Emma Dalmayne.