Beijing Leaders Considering End of Communist Rule

By Li Heming
Epoch Times Staff
Created: May 1, 2012 Last Updated: October 15, 2012
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Chinese delegates applaud the result of a vote during the Chinese Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People on October 21, 2007, in Beijing. (Andrew Wong/Getty Images)

Chinese delegates applaud the result of a vote during the Chinese Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People on October 21, 2007, in Beijing. (Andrew Wong/Getty Images)

According to a high-level source in Beijing, key leaders in the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) Politburo have reached four points of consensus that will be announced on or around the 18th Party Congress. The tenor of the decision is that China will take the path of democracy. The news has been circulated hurriedly in Beijing.

According to the source, the four points of consensus are:

1. People from all walks of life, political parties, and social organizations should send representatives to form a preparatory committee for a new constitution. They will draft a new constitution that protects the rights of citizens to freely form associations and political parties.

2. It will be announced that the Chinese Communist Party has finished its historical mission as the ruling party. Party membership will need to be re-registered, with the free choice to re-enter the Party or leave it.

3. “June 4,” Falun Gong, and all groups who have been wrongly persecuted in the process of devoting themselves to China’s realization of democracy will be redressed and receive compensation.

4. The military will be nationalized.

The claim from the source cannot be verified, but it is said to be a matter of discussion among high-level leaders. The source also said that a democratic party has already been formed in the Beijing Academy of Sciences, and that over 30 scholars in the Academy have gotten involved in the movement, forming a “Chinese Scientists’ Liberal Democratic Party.”

The four points of consensus are supposed to be announced on or around the 18th Party Congress, according to the source. The congress is supposed to be held this fall, in October or November, though there have been rumors that it will be postponed amidst the current political uncertainty associated with Bo Xilai’s downfall.

Shi Cangshan, an independent China analyst in Washington responded to the news: “The domino effect set off by the Wang Lijun incident is still going on, and the Party’s behind-the-scenes operations are being exposed.”

Shi said that the reason Party leaders would want to announce four consensuses such as the above is to take the initiative on its inevitable decline. “The group that has engaged in these massive persecutions of the Chinese people, including the persecution of Falun Gong, is being exposed, and this is deeply implicated with the demise of the CCP. Better that they take the initiative, which will benefit themselves and the world.”

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  • Carlos De Souza

    FANTASTIC NEWS.  BUT, quite frankly, UNBELIEVABLE.  

  • lukelea

    That would be something.

  • cucunest

    is this for real………oh yeahhhhhhhhhhh

  • Tuc qua

    Don’t listen things Communists say but look at things they do.

    • Bruce Lee

      It sounds familiar to Vietnamese, right?

      • Jack

        Yes !!! from ex-VN President Nguyen Van Thieu (1923-2001)

        “Dung nghe nhung gi Cong san noi, hay nhin ky nhung gi Cong san lam”

        One day, all vietnamese communist go to hell with their friend chinese communist at the same time.

  • Adryahn

    Of course, let’s not forget the deceitful nature of communism – we can only rejoice when the Chinese people will actually HAVE THE FREEDOM to elect their own representatives and be able to freely believe in whatever religion they chose to and actually have control over their destiny and live their lives as they chose to. And also, the Chinese people MUST hold accountable ALL the officials who have been DIRECTLY involved in the brutal persecution and oppression of their own people by unlawfully inprisoning them, torturing them, extorting from them, confiscated their land without just compensation, etc. The list goes on and on.

  • SoftwareWorld

    sounds cool

  • diginewsdigest

    Frankly speaking, it sounds like a fairy tale. Even if it proves true, the hardliners will do everything possible to stay in power. The Chinese people will have a long way to go before they reach a genuine, Western-style democracy.

    • Red

      The West will have a long way to go, too.

  • Bruce Lee

    Don’t be attached to the end point of the CCP but I think it’ll be soon put to an end.

  • William Pierce

    China should choose to have their own identity rather than that given by the authors of communism, totalitarianism, and dictatorship. However, even if they may choose to go the path of self assigned identity; they will still likely play bully of the world since they have their newfound economic and military might.

  • fteoOpty64

    This cannot be true if Mr Zhang Zemin is still alive. I cannot believe he would allow such a dilution of power, if he still welds huge influence at the top ranks of the CCP. A more realistic proposal would be a planned decade long change towards a fairer system. Not democracy but something closer and fairer to it. It is possible if there is enough will to do it.

  • Sang Tony Le

    If it is true, it is a good news for Vietnam, 

  • Vimokshadaka Baigent

    I have found the story of Falun Dafa and the wider suffering in China, of all the stories of suffering and courage in modern times, the most heart wrenching and moving. Perhaps I have felt this more clearly since I’m also a Buddhist who practices Qigong. 

  • zheng chaowei

    communist will be gone forever


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