By Simon Denyer
The Washington Post
Dec. 14, 2019 at 9:46 a.m. EST
A Japanese comic book telling the powerful and tragic tale of a 29-year-old Uighur woman from China has become a surprise viral hit.
"What has happened to me — A testimony of a Uyghur woman" recounts the story told by Mihrigul Tursun, a member of the Muslim minority in western China that has faced relentless crackdowns from authorities in Beijing.
The manga — as all comic-style works are known in Japan — describes Tursun's imprisonment and torture by the Chinese government, the death of one of her young children while in custody, and the jailing of her husband for 16 years.
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