In Shen Yang, Toronto's twin city, 130 Falun Gong practitioners held in a labour camp are in the fourth week of a hunger strike protesting alleged torture and murders. So where do desperate Toronto supporters turn when "every second counts"? The United Nations? No. Mayor Mel Lastman, of course. Upfront has learned that the mayor's office is "really mad" that the Chinese not only stole the 2008 Olympics but are now persecuting Gong Show contestants (with apologies to Chuck Barris).