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English: Slow slicing (凌迟/凌遲, língchí, alternately transliterated Ling Chi or Leng T'che), also translated as the slow process, the lingering death, or death by a thousand cuts, was a form of execution used in China from roughly AD 900 until its abolition in 1905. In this form of execution, the condemned person was killed by using a knife to methodically remove portions of the body over an extended period of time.
torture and execution used in China abolished in 1905
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Media in category "Lingchi"
The following 7 files are in this category, out of 7 total.
- "Death by a hundred cuts". Wellcome M0006328.jpg 2,705 × 3,884; 1.33 MB
- Lingchi (Chinese characters).svg 316 × 376; 15 KB
- Lingchi (cropped).jpg 1,913 × 1,859; 273 KB
- Martyrdom of Joseph Marchand.jpg 603 × 888; 377 KB
- Martyrerp 2.jpg 1,417 × 978; 1.29 MB
- Supplice Fou-Tchou-Li.jpg 1,368 × 978; 175 KB
- A Chinese woman tied to a cross and being tortured Wellcome V0041438.jpg 3,363 × 2,180; 2.93 MB