Article 9 No one shall be arrested, detained, or exiled arbitrarily. In short, there is no provision in Canadian law that allows either a police officer or a citizen to kill in the protection of private or public property except in the most narrow of circumstances.
Article 18 Everyone has the human right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion. Have a read of this case, then follow the footnotes of other cases in which citizens took the law into their own hands, sometimes with fatal results as happened in Saskatchewan.
Article 12 Everyone has the human right to privacy and family life. Article 2 Everyone is entitled to the same human rights without discrimination of any kind.
Now, what about the status of the victim? At this point, it is abundantly clear Stanley was attempting to effect an arrest, a power he The right of life and protection not hold.
The story concludes with the murder of a young man in Ontario, simply because the police gave more than one free pass to a young white man whose father was very rich. The man was able to continue his crime spree for many years simply because the victims were of aboriginal origin, so the police did not take their missing status seriously.
Because he was aboriginal, does that assign him to another victim category? This immediately changes the complexion of the case.
I recall an incident in my early twenties of doing some pretty stupid things while drinking and roaring around in my Ford with a group of friends.
The fact Gerald Stanley got off on all counts was an anomaly in the system. October 20, Globe and Mail File Photo: In the present case, just taking time to balance the racial makeup of the jury and having the police provide a more professional response, might have gone a long way towards helping reduce the tension.
Reform[ edit ] The defence of "private defence" or "protective force," when unlawful force is used or threatened against a person who may use proportionate force to defend persons or property, is distinguished from the line of authority concerned with a similar defence against trespassers.
Article 6 Everyone has the human right to be recognized everywhere as a person before the law Article 7 Everyone is equal before the law and has the human right to equal protection of the law. Article 26 Everyone has the human right to education including free and compulsory elementary education and human rights education.
Article 8 Everyone has the human right to a remedy if their human rights are violated. Article 20 Everyone has the human right to peaceful assembly and association.
Article 25 Everyone has the human right to a standard of living adequate for health and well-being, including food, clothing, housing, medical care and necessary social services.
Article 19 Everyone has the human right to freedom of opinion and expression. Because the issues of racial conflict quickly took top billing, other considerations seem to have fallen by the wayside.
Article 4 No one shall be held in slavery or servitude. That has certainly not been the case in many comments I read.
Laying an additional charge of dangerous use of a firearm also might have helped as there is no question the firearm was used in a dangerous manner. In addition to the right of self-defence at common lawsection 3 of the Criminal Law Act states that A person may use such force as is reasonable in the circumstances in the prevention of crime or in arresting offenders or suspects.
Would there be a potential for bias? Even with frontier justice in the old west, shooting someone in the back was often considered a hanging offence. Harold Note on a Personal Experience In the present case, there is little doubt, the young man and his friends were drinking and doing something stupid, perhaps criminal.
I highly doubt that would happen.
Article 10 Everyone has the human right to a fair trial. This is not to say an all-white jury could not make an honest finding, the optics are terrible. Article 11 Everyone has the human right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty.3 days ago · Guests: L Malem Mangal DF Department of law NEHU, Shillong Okram Joy Singh Veteran Politician Dr Dhanabir Laishram Social Scientist Host: K Sharatchandra Sha.
Article 27 Everyone has the human right to participate freely in the cultural life and to share in scientific progress, as well as to protection of their artistic, literary or scientific creations, Article 28 Everyone is entitled to a social and international order in which these rights can be realized fully.
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Aug 14, · Protection lawyers highlighted a absence of bodily proof as the trial begun Tuesday for two adult men billed in the shooting loss of life of a yr-old Chicago university student just times right after she performed with her substantial faculty band at. Government force must be limited to the protection of the rights of individuals to life, liberty, and property, and governments must never be permitted to violate these rights.
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