'China tortured me' - Uighur author tells of imprisonment and China attacks

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This photograph taken in Paris shows the book 'Rescapee du Goulag Chinois' (Survivor of the Chinese Gulag), written by Gulbahar Haitiwaji, a French resident of Uighur origin.
This photograph taken in Paris shows the book 'Rescapee du Goulag Chinois' (Survivor of the Chinese Gulag), written by Gulbahar Haitiwaji, a French resident of Uighur origin.
Alain Jocard, AFP

Gulbahar Haitiwaji knew that China would not be happy about her book describing nearly three years of imprisonment, brainwashing and harassment at the hands of the authorities simply because she is Uighur.

But the ferocity with which Beijing has lashed out at the 54-year-old author exceeded her worst expectations.

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