George W. Bush insisted that the U.S. did not use torture. But the four Bush-era memos released last week by the Obama administration's Justice Department paint a starkly different picture.
<p>Abousifian Abdelrazik is a Canadian citizen who was detained in Sudan and interrogated at the behest of the Canadian government. Now he's not being allowed to come home.</p>
<p>Grace Pastine talks about the case brought by the BCCLA and Amnesty International over the treatment of detainees in Afghanistan.</p>
Taxi to the Dark Side picked up an Oscar at the end of the Bush Era, but the film's subject matter is still relevant in both the U.S. and Canada.
Feb 1, 2009
Room A Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington StreetK14 0N4 Ottawa , ON
Canada45° 25' 10.7256" N, 75° 42' 24.8724" W
Join us for three perspectives of torture in our time. A discussion with Monia Mazigh, Kerry Pither and Alan Cumyn.