Nov 28 2007

Vancouver airport’s kafkaesque conundrum

In a post-9/11 world, how do Canadian border agents just lose track of a man for 11 hours inside a secure section of Vancouver International Airport?

Canada Border Services Agency have finally apologized to the family of Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski one month after the man’s death following the now notorious police tasering. Now we have a timeline of Dziekanski’s last hours, but still no real answer to the question of why not one single border agent, security officer or YVR manager intervened to prevent what seems to be a perfectly avoidable tragedy.

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  1. […] on the recent death of a Polish national at Vancouver’s YVR airport after he was Tasered by cops, the RCMP have new rules for use of the law enforcement device: RCMP officers from now on only fire […]

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