Documentary   United Kingdom,United States of America

The documentary "Taxi to the Dark Side" delves into the controversial use of torture by the United States government in the wake of the September 11 attacks. It specifically focuses on the case of Dilawar, a 22-year-old Afghan taxi driver who was detained by the U.S. military in 2002 and subsequently tortured to death at the Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan.

The film explores the events leading up to Dilawar's arrest and the subsequent brutal interrogation techniques used on him, including beatings and stress positions. Through interviews with former military personnel, government officials, and human rights advocates, the documentary sheds light on the systemic use of torture in the so-called "War on Terror" and its impact on both the victims and the perpetrators.

"Taxi to the Dark Side" also examines the policies and practices that allowed for the use of torture, including the controversial legal opinions that redefined torture and the lack of accountability for those responsible. The film raises important questions about the morality and effectiveness of torture, as well as its long-term implications for American democracy and global human rights.

Overall, "Taxi to the Dark Side" offers a harrowing and thought-provoking look at the dark underbelly of the U.S. government's response to terrorism, and the devastating human cost of its actions.
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