International human rights group, UN experts call for stay of Lisa Montgomery execution

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An international human rights commission and United Nation experts have appealed to the U.S. government to stay the January execution of Lisa Montgomery, according to a news release. Citing Montgomery’s mental illness and history of sexual abuse, the [Inter-American Commission on Human Rights ]( The commission, which joins a chorus of other groups calling for Montgomery not to be executed, also stated that the conditions of Montgomery’s detention were “not adequate for a woman survivor of sexual violence, especially considering the very serious information of sexual abuse” …

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