Reporters interview Lin Wenyi of the Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League, made up of people originally from Taiwan. Photo: Xinhua Reporters interview Lin Wenyi of the Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League, made up of people originally from Taiwan. Photo: Xinhua
Reporters interview Lin Wenyi of the Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League, made up of people originally from Taiwan. Photo: Xinhua

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Communist Party is not China’s only political party – there are eight others

  • Their leaders are chosen by the Communist Party, and none has openly opposed the ruling party or pushed for substantial reform
  • But their status has its roots in the 1949 birth of the People’s Republic of China, and they help to perform a consultative role

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Reporters interview Lin Wenyi of the Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League, made up of people originally from Taiwan. Photo: Xinhua Reporters interview Lin Wenyi of the Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League, made up of people originally from Taiwan. Photo: Xinhua
Reporters interview Lin Wenyi of the Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League, made up of people originally from Taiwan. Photo: Xinhua
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