A Practitioner was Tortured for 7 Days and Nights by the Medieval Method, "Five Horses Pulling the Body Apart"
(Clearwisdom.net) The police in the labor camp of Ping'antai in Lanzhou City, Gansu Province persecuted Falun Dafa practitioners by using torture to force them to give up their practice. The torture method of "Five Horses Pulling the Body Apart" was used in medieval times to execute the prisoner. Each of his limbs was tied to five horses, which were then driven in different directions. During the winter of 2003, the police adopted a similar method to torture practitioner Mr. Wang Fulong by handcuffing his wrists to the two top rails of the bunk bed with his body hanging in the air for 7 consecutive days and nights.
The Ping'antai labor camp held its Annual Winter Exercise Display during the winter season. The officials from the Provincial Labor Camp Committee came to watch. At the scene, Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Wang Fulong from the Pingliang region shouted out loud, "Falun Dafa is good." All of the people in the area were shocked.
The political instructor from the No. 2 Brigade, Zhang Zhizhong, the political instructor of the Squadron, Wei Haihua, and the Squadron Commander, Hu Shuailin, immediately took Mr. Wang back to the No. 2 Brigade. They tied him with ropes and beat him. Then they ordered all of the other inmates in the labor camp to beat him. The three of them also used two pairs of "wolf teeth cuffs" to handcuff his left and right wrists to the top rails of the bunk beds. They then pulled the beds in opposite directions. This is similar to the torture method called "Five Horses Pulling the Body Apart," which was used in medieval executions. Mr. Wang's body was left hanging in the air.
The inmates in the labor camp were all shocked by such ruthless torture. However, Mr. Wang did not yield, nor did he utter a word despite the severe pain.
Then, Mr. Chen Gang, another Falun Dafa practitioner from Tianshui, also shouted "Falun Dafa Hao" (Falun Dafa is good). He was immediately taken to the brigade office. The three police officers, Wei Haihua, Si Guojun and Jing Wenchun severely beat him until he lost consciousness. His body was covered with blood. He was then carried back to his area. His face was extremely distorted and he could not lower his chin for two months. Two practitioners, Mr. Chen Gang and Mr. Wang Shukun, went on a hunger strike to protest the persecution.
Practitioner Mr. Wang Fulong was hung in the air for 7 days and 7 nights. During this period, the three police officers Hu Shuailin, Bian Yunsheng and Hu Jiguang got drunk and brutally beat Mr. Wang. The swinging of his body back and forth in the air was a very terrifying scene. Yan Jirong, a drug addict in the labor camp, could no longer bear to watch such brutality, so he pulled the bunk beds together a bit. In retaliation, officer Hu Shuailin cruelly kicked him and used his elbows to injure Yan's waist. As a result of his injuries, Yan Jirong couldn't work for two days. At 2:00 a.m., officer Hu Shuailin rallied the inmates and called out their names. Anyone who was slow in responding was given a savage beating. Mr. Chen Gang, who had been on a hunger strike for 6 days, was badly beaten. Hu Shuailin assembled the inmates and then dismissed them; he assembled them again, and dismissed them again. He employed this extreme behavior to terrorize the practitioners.
Police officers Wei Haihua and Hu Shuailin came to speak to the two practitioners, Mr. Chen and Mr. Wang, after the seventh day of their hunger strike. Mr. Chen and Mr. Wang insisted that the torture of Mr. Wang end as a precondition of their stopping their hunger strike.
The determined protest by Mr. Chen Gang and Mr. Wang Shukun forced instructor Wei Haihua to accept their request. Although he loosened the torture instrument on Mr. Wang, the police did not let Wang sleep on the last day. This barbaric torture of Mr. Wang, which lasted 7 days and 7 nights, resulted in his inability to move his arms and hands for half a year. He could not tend to his daily needs without the help of others during this time.
August 15, 2005