Canada’s Expulsion of Mentally Ill Jamaican ‘Inhuman’: UN

Jamaica Observer, May 21, 2015

Canada’s deportation of a mentally ill Jamaican man who had lived in the country for three decades constitutes “cruel and inhuman treatment”, a UN watchdog said Thursday.

Canada’s 2011 decision to deport the man, identified in the media as 52-year-old Audley Horace Gardner, left him “without the medical and family support he depended on,” the UN Human Rights Committee ruled.

The 18-member committee called on Canada to allow Gardner to return to the country if he wished and to give him adequate compensation.

He had been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in 1993, and Canadian authorities deported him in August 2011 over “serious criminality”, including his conviction six years earlier for assault with a weapon.

Gardner came to Canada when he was aged 18.

The Geneva-based committee, which oversees countries’ adherence to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, said Canada had a right to protect the general public, but stressed that Gardner’s crimes were recognised to be related to his mental illness.

The Jamaican had been evicted from his home in 2005, and experts said he subsequently faced difficulties in accessing medicines and suffered psychotic relapses.

The committee said his deportation breached the international covenant that stipulates: “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment”.

Canadian authorities had argued that the deportation was needed on security grounds and was “reasonable in the circumstances and proportionate to the gravity of the crimes committed, and the danger posed to the Canadian public”.

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  • NoMosqueHere

    The 18-member [UN] committee called on Canada to allow Gardner to return to the country if he wished and to give him adequate compensation.

    Canada is a sovereign nation. The UN is not a world government and has no authority to boss around any nation. Canada should tell the UN to bleep off. Better yet, the UN should be dissolved.

    • SoulInvictus

      That’s kind of like believing we still have a Bill of Rights here.
      True in theory, not in practice.
      Given the success of emptying the bowels of the third world into the West, Islamic supremacy, and absolute debasement of all thing White… then the results kind of speak for themselves.

    • SentryattheGate

      Yes, that’s why I often remind “get US out of the UN” on this blog. They are the source of many of our problems, yet we give more in dues than any other country, plus we recently paid for all new wiring at the UN building, and a second UN is being built in New York!

      • DonReynolds

        Kill two birds with one stone. Exclude NYC from the USA. That would perfectly get the UN out of the US and remove a millstone from around our necks. They can be the new Hong Kong.

    • Bossman

      The UN was created at a time when most non-whites were colonial subjects of the great powers and had no say in world affairs.

      • John Smith

        And still ought not, since they get most of the money and pay none of the bills.

    • Rurik

      Maybe Canada should deport Gardner to Geneva where he could receive more enlightened care that only the UN can provide.

  • David Ashton

    Unlike multicultural PC Canada – straw in a different wind?

    • Caesar Avgvstvs

      Canada is its own worst enemy. Because the cultural Marxists in Ottawa go out of their way to import the dregs of the third world and dump them in all of our major urban centres, the country has become a tinderbox waiting to explode. It’s only a matter of time before friction becomes ignition.

      • TrueNorthFree

        Good God I don’t think so. There are so many hard left Cultural Marxists in Canada they’ll still be robotically preaching “diversity is our strength” as Canada’s white population dwindles away due to systematic and deliberate white genocide. It is very hard to wake up most of those people.

        • John Smith

          But Canadians are so polite… how can they deny these poor dears?

          • TrueNorthFree

            Yes, *sigh*, Canadians are far too polite.

        • BlueSonicStreak

          Canada is either the best-off of the dying white countries, or the most f*cked.

          If the majority of our immigrants continue to be Asian (rather than African or Muslim), we’ll have pulled the longest straw. Asians will not be terribly violent toward us, and we’ll live longer.

          If that significantly changes, we are dead in the water because there’s no way Canada will swing significantly right-ward in time to reverse things.

  • Oil Can Harry

    The UN just may be the world’s single most anti-white organization.

    • George Moriarty

      Yes, just look at it’s make up.
      And the question I have tried to get our politicians to answer is” Just WHY are we obliged to go along with every ant-white resolution that comes out of the UN?”

      • Lexonaut

        “Just WHY are we obliged to go along with every anti-white resolution that comes out of the UN?”

        Because they say so. The concept of nation is so 20th century as to be beneath contempt. Just do as they say because they know better than you, and they’re better people, too. Instead of complaining you should be learning from them.

    • curri

      No, that’s the US Government.

      • John Smith

        Afraid the UN still has them beat, but they do aspire to be as anti-white as the UN.

  • dd121

    Then send him off to live with the Geneva committee.

  • zamzow

    This is just one of the millions of non white trouble makers dumped into the white west. Note how the libbos will fight to the death over this bum and multiply how many immigrant nut cases dumped in our midst truly are a danger to whites going about their daily routines.

    • DonReynolds

      The solution is simple.
      If it is plainly unsafe for them to live in Canada or the USA, then the libbos will save the bum by getting him out of the country.
      I call that……win, win.

  • George Moriarty

    We have a similar story here at present, a Filipino child with Autism is about to be sent back home. Yes, it is probably tragic for those concerned and even I feel quite sad for the family. But should the Australian taxpayer have to write out an open cheque for this child’s ongoing care and treatment.
    PS. At a personal level my wife is very generous in her support of medical work in the Philippines and our dollars go much further their than they would here in Australia.

    • Sick of it

      There’s no need to apologize or to accept immigrants from anywhere regardless of their condition. If it’s your country, it’s your country…not the world’s.

      • George Moriarty

        How very true. Needless to say there is now a push for Australia to take in some of the Rohingya people because Burma does not want them. Why Australia? They are Muslim, perhaps an oil rich Middle East country should be taking them in. They are also ethnic Bangladeshi, perhaps they should be relocated there or perhaps that part of Burma should be incorporated into Bangladesh. Why does the UN or the so called international community not criticise Burma for it’s treatment of minorities?
        No, it’s just so much easier to send them to Australia, Canada and the US etc.
        The whole system is totally wrong.

        • Bossman

          The Gulf Arabs do not grant citizenship and residency, not even to their fellow Muslim migrant workers.

          • Deacon Blue

            Have you seen how virtually impossible it is to become a citizen of Saudi Arabia? You MUST be Muslim and it takes a minimum of 10 years AFTER you are a resident alien there.

          • DonReynolds

            That is not “virtually impossible”.
            We should not grant citizenship to anyone.
            Permanent Residency should be sufficient and any children they have on US soil are considered US citizens.

          • JohnnySmoggins

            You’re wrong, it’s pretty much impossible for anyone but a Saudi to become a citizen. Same goes for the other Gulf states. I’ve known people who were pious Sunni Muslim Arabs, born in Saudi Arabia and whose families had been there for multiple generations and they still couldn’t get citizenship. So they can turn up their noses at hordes of Muslim immigrants, while we are expected to take them.

          • Deacon Blue

            >You’re wrong, it’s pretty much impossible for anyone
            >but a Saudi to become a citizen. Same goes for
            >the other Gulf states.

            Not according to Wikipedia (enter “Citizenship in Saudi
            Arabia Wiki” into Google) and like three other sites. It’s not easy and you essentially need to marry a citizen and you certainly need to be a Muslim.

            >I’ve known people who were pious Sunni Muslim Arabs, >born in Saudi Arabia and whose families had been there >for multiple generations and they still couldn’t get >citizenship.

            Maybe these people you know did not behead enough infidels or something?

            >So they can turn up their noses at hordes of Muslim >immigrants, while we are expected to take them.

            Yes, they want to preserve the status quo and obviously do not wish to be inundated with oodles of their darker skinned Muslim “brothers” from sub-Saharan Africa.

            I have never been to Saudi Arabia as its one of the few
            places I do not do business with (I have never been to Iran either). But I have been to the UAE, Kuwait and a host of other Muslim countries and while I certainly would not to live permanently in any of them? Their travel and immigration laws are almost all universally anti-foreigner and anti-coon (Muslim or not). I do not remember seeing really any Blacks in Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Kuwait City. I am sure at the various embassies and consulates they may have a few.

            I wonder how Saudi Arabia handles the undesirable Muslims who make that annual pilgrimage to Mecca annually? They seem to be able to get them in and out fast enough, right?

            More on point, I wish we had immigration laws that had more teeth too.

          • Palestinian Arabs are expressly forbidden citizenship in Saudi Arabia.

          • TrueNorthFree

            But since “diversity is a strength” they should open their borders and take all those people.
            Oh wait, I just remembered, the only countries that are forced to accept “die-versity and multicultrualism” are the world’s white countries.

          • DonReynolds

            That does not make them our problem.
            If there is no Muslim government that will take them, then they can stay where they are or resettle them in a Muslim country that does not have a functioning government… Libya.

    • Charles Martel

      It was posted here before about the Swiss town of 1000+ that has 1/3 of its taxes going to a single refugee squatmonster and its spawn. Around $60,000 a month gets wasted. The US might have similar situations but our tax system doesn’t let us see, as HIV patients use $2000-$5000 worth of drugs a month.

      • Ella

        We have Somali children in MN who collect payments for autism. If the child has this genuine condition, you are looking at serious expenses over a lifetime, up to 150,000 of special education alone.

        • Charles Martel

          Drug resistant TB costs at least $250,000 to treat average around $500,000. Low IQ/non compliance doesn’t help. The avg IQ for Somolia is lower than the avg African black of 70 I would have to get out a book to look it up.

      • Sick of it

        Welfare mothers and their brood often get $80,000+ per year in welfare benefits. And that’s here in the poor old South.

    • Baby Shoes

      Why are they let in the country in the first place? Filipinos are descent folks no doubt about it, but the love of Pete develop and future your own bloody nations. Quit being parasites off of ours!

  • LHathaway

    “Canada had a right to protect the general public”? All we need to do is then act on that right? Unfortunately, they also agreed that is it torture to keep people of color away from Whites.

  • Sick of it

    “including his conviction six years earlier for assault with a weapon.”

    This is all that matters. Deport him!

  • Luca D.

    “…left him without the medical and family support he depended on,”

    Well, I’m humane. Deport his whole family too, so he won’t be so lonely. Problem solved.

  • Deacon Blue

    >The 18-member committee called on Canada to allow Gardner to return to the
    >country if he wished and to give him adequate compensation.

    Who the f*ck to these people think they are that they can order a sovereign
    country to take back ANYONE never mind giving this guy “adequate

    He’s Jamaican. That means he is from and is a citizen of Jamaica.
    That means Jamaica is where he gets sent back to if he loses the PRIVILEGE
    of visiting Canada or any other country.

    The good will and intentions of the Canadian people allowed him to be a “guest” for
    three decades and he wore out his welcome. Awwww…if that is “inconvenient”
    maybe one of the 18 member countries complaining can take the guy in.

    • Ella

      The Geneva Committee could just deport him to beautiful Switzerland and cope with his anti-social behaviours along with its financial costs.

  • De Doc

    For once I’ll leave the Black part out. How does having a mentally ill, but apparently not looney enough to avoid life as a career criminal who knows how to use weapons, enrich Canadian society?

  • John Smith

    How is being sent to your home country “cruel and unusual”? Isn’t it cruel and unusual to subject native Canadians to foreign psychotics and criminals?

    • superlloyd

      And take in the unwashed masses of Africans and muslims.

  • John Smith

    And got that stupid anti-gun b**** Carolyn McCarthy elected.

  • Sun

    Stupid UN is inhuman. Good. Glad he’s gone.

  • JohnnySmoggins

    In Toronto, virtually all gun crime is committed by Jamaicans. Hard as it may be to believe by Amreners, Jamaicans are even more violent and depraved than U.S. blacks.

    • Rurik

      That’s because Canadians deny themselves handguns to prevent gun crime. A little more forethought, and someone could have solved this problem for everyone.

      • JohnnySmoggins

        Not true. Handguns are legal in Canada, my brother bought (legally) a 357 Magnum from a sporting goods store. The difference here is we can’t have fully automatic guns. Anyway, has having more access to guns slowed down gun crime amongst blacks in the U.S.?

        • Rurik

          We have heard differently, but since you seem to live there, I’ll take your word. And delighted to hear it. Of course, the citizenry need not only the right to own a weapon, they need to do actually do so. They then become the stout yeoman of our (mutual) ancestry.
          However, we cannot legally get fully automatic guns either … except with a special license, generally granted only to some police and firearms professionals. And as a mater of fact, increased access has helped significantly to reduce crime in those regions which enjoy such access legally. Most of the gun crime seems to happen in a few major urban cities, particularly along the Atlantic seaboard, plus Chicago & Detroit, places where possession is all but forbidden. Where we have guns, we lave less crime.

          • JohnnySmoggins

            I’m pro gun myself though I don’t own any. The problem isn’t guns, it’s black people in possession of them. Here in Canada (and I assume in the U.S. as well) it’s very rare for Whites or Asians to shoot one another though it happens from time to time.

          • Rurik

            We’re on the same page Cousin. I won’t admit on line to what I may, or may not have, but I think your brother has very good taste and judgment. 😉

    • LackawannaErie

      We have lots of them in the NYC area and they commit way less crime than the American blacks do. Jamaican neighborhoods are much cleaner and safer. The differences are stark.

  • Baby Shoes

    As long as he’s gone that’s all I care about, live or starve it’s not Canada’s problem anymore.

  • yodaddy51

    Yes he belongs in a Jamaican facility

  • Rurik

    How could anyone expect him to live in a place like Jamaica? Why its full of Jamaicans!

  • DonReynolds

    No country in the world is obligated to take in serious criminals, or the mental defectives, or those who would only be an expensive ward of the state. Only the USA seems to think that lawful immigration is a welfare program for anyone who cares to come.

  • DiversityIsDeath

    Great, the negroid criminal Canada deported will simply prance right over the border into USA. They should have killed the afro-monster and finished it.

  • Korean guy

    I am sure Canada receives its share of refugees, but the process of legal immigration to Canada is not easy. The process is designed in the way that Canada will not be responsible to feed its refugees or immigrants for the rest of their lives. And immigrants who do not have proper documents or expired documents will be forced to leave Canada. I have seen both refugees from Africa, and immigrants being forced to leave Canada. Also, international students are legally required to leave Canada shortly after they earn their degree in Canada. They can stay in Canada, if they manage to find a full time job (and his employer agreeing to help issue a work visa) but I have seen some very talented students leaving Canada after their efforts to land a full time job turned out to be futile.

    Toronto is amazingly safe but, we do see homeless people in Toronto. If Toronto does provide Nordic-style welfare to all its people there would not be any homeless people in Toronto.

    Now, back to mon travail. ( my assignment )

    I love the TAs! They always are eager to help students, and they also dance with the students! And I am not going to lie, a few TAs look very beautiful. They look like dolls. I currently wear a blue bracelet. Blue bracelet is for students with the least experience in French, also known as rookies.

    Cafe est gratuit et unlimite pour tout le etudiants. ( Coffee is free and unlimited for all students ) and that is a really good thing because it takes me a lot of effort to wake up in the morning and stay awake. Most students in my class are from English speaking parts of Canada, and I see one guy from Serbia, one Chinese girl and me who were not born in Canada.

    • Lexonaut

      “The process is designed in the way that Canada will not be responsible
      to feed its refugees or immigrants for the rest of their lives.”

      Do you see this as a problem? The clear intention is that immigrants who come help build the nation instead of being parasites.

      • Korean guy

        I feel that is the policy every hosting country in this world should adopt.

  • Canadian Friend

    To force a Jamaican to go live in Jamaica is cruel? well…it seems the UN has a very low opinion of the blacks in Jamaica.

    Yet to have a Jamaican criminal attack – with a weapon – innocent Canadians is not cruel to innocent Canadians?

    The UN is below a disgrace, it is now run by insane people who are plotting to destroy white nations. Those people at the UN are criminals themselves, genocide trough race replacement is a crime.

  • adplatt126

    Do gas chambers constitute “facilities”?

  • Lorax100

    Calling intentional acts of aggression and hatred functions of ‘insanity’ is…depraved and unhinged.

    • a multiracial individual

      You can call it whatever you want. Lack of free will is a scientific reality.

  • American Tax Payer

    Does Canada still keep out white people with criminal records?