April 9, 2020: Detainees at Stewart Detention Center participated in an uprising on the yard and guards responded with chemical weapons.
March 26, 2020: At least 350 immigrants detained at the for-profit Stewart Detention Center held a hunger strike demanding their immediate release.
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.
June 9 – 12, 2014 (exact dates of hunger strike uncertain): At least 27 detainees “incite a disturbance” in one of the pods, protesting food quality issues. Days later, hundreds of detainees throw away their dinner, launching a hunger strike.