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Kiss of death for the Communist Youth League

Kiss of death for the Communist Youth League

The 19 June 2023, the 19th National Congress of the Communist Youth League of China opened at the Great Hall of the People. 1 535 delegates meet in Beijing to endorse the decisions of its central committee [15 January 2023], which renews the staff of the leading members of the institution.

In the past the antechamber of supreme power, the League has a reputation as a “meritocratic” body within the Party, which in particular allowed non-heirs to gain power. It rose to prominence under the patronage of Hu Yaobang, an essential cacique of the Party between the years 50 et sa mort en 1989.

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