Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Brutality → Ling Chi (execution by slow cutting)
Ling Chi - execution by slow cutting - was practiced in China until it was outlawed in 1905. In the execution, the criminal is slowly cut in the arms, legs, and chest, until finally they are beheaded or stabbed in the heart. Many western accounts of the execution method are largely exaggerated, with some claiming that the execution could take days to perform. This is a particularly revolting image of a criminal who has been executed by this method.
One modern eyewitness report from Journalist and Politician Henry Norman, describes an execution thus:
"The criminal is fastened to a rough cross, and the executioner, armed with a sharp knife, begins by grasping handfuls from the fleshy parts of the body, such as the thighs and the breasts, and slicing them off. After this he removes the joints and the excrescences of the body one by one-the nose and ears, fingers and toes. Then the limbs are cut off piecemeal at the wrists and the ankles, the elbows and knees, the shoulders and hips. Finally, the victim is stabbed to the heart and his head cut off."
|@Mayi That's just sick of you to say.|
|Love the method they should enforse it here ,a |
murderer dont deserve pity they need to suffer
before they die!
|We're definitely bound to be extinct in the near future I'm sure.. damn we are the worst inhabitant of Earth!|
|chinese always chinese!|
|@ everyone saying "retards" and "chinese people are animals" this practice was outlawed over 100 years ago. they are no longer like this...it is apart of their history just like western society has sick and twisted parts we would rather forget as well.|
dont get all caught up in something that is no longer practiced or talked about anymore.
|Drop bombs to criminal China.They are animals|
|That sounds like a lot of fun for the |
executioner. Really Awesome method !
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