Stewart Detention Center, Lumpkin, Georgia
April 21 – December 21, 2016 (exact dates uncertain)

Between (at least) April and December of 2016, dozens of detainees at the Stewart Detention Center launch rolling hunger strikes in protest of their confinement and treatment by ICE. Detainees are placed in solitary confinement as a result of their strike. On December 21, detainees collectively refuse to lock down in protest.


Exclusive: ICE put detained immigrants in solitary confinement for hunger striking,The Verge, February 27, 2017.

Immigration Detainees Begin Hunger Strike At Georgia Center“, Huffington Post, April 21, 2016.