The unanimous adoption of the Convention Against Torture and
Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment by the
United Nations General Assembly in 1984 reflected continuing international
concern over the use of torture as an instrument of state policy
and practice in many parts of the world.'
Stewart, David P.
"The Torture Convention and The Reception of International Criminal Law within the United States,"
Nova Law Review: Vol. 15
, Article 5.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/nlr/vol15/iss2/5