"Comfort women" recount abuse

When I met Zhang in her dark and shabby home, she recalled the day Japanese soldiers broke into her house and abducted her at the age of 15.

Comfort women recount abuse

“I don’t want to live anymore,” the frail woman said in a husky voice. Reaching the end of her life, in pain from several severe diseases, she has terrible memories of her earlier days.

Zhang Xiantu is one of the surviving Chinese "comfort women", as those forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels are euphemistically called.

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