The pontiff hit out at China’s sweeping campaign against the Muslim minority.
“This is a repressive, totalitarian regime that doesn’t care about what the United Nations or the rest of the world may think of it.”
Brought to the U.S. at age 3, ICE detained the 36-year-old mother and then attempted to deport her to Mexico after she had procedures with a controversial gynecologist.
Accused of sorcery, almost 200 people have been murdered in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.
As the crackdown against dissenting voices under the notorious sedition laws intensify, the lives of those who dared speak up are torn apart.
The regime led by Kim Jong Un has an arbitrary criminal justice system that tortures and abuses detainees, according to Human Rights Watch.
The 'spycops' bill is supposed to provide a legal framework for covert activity, but critics say it will legalise crimes committed by state operatives.
The tragic case has shocked the Southeast Asian country.
Pham Doan Trang is a vocal freedom of speech advocate in the one-party state.
More than 130,000 Rohingya Muslims have been in internment camps for eight years in Rakhine State.
Beijing has also been under fire as more allegations of forced labor imposed on Uighur Muslims emerge.
This is the latest in the series of curbs aimed at silencing human rights defenders in India. Activists are concerned about how far the government will go.