Category: Asia Law

Communism In China After Mao

#### Communism in China After Mao Mao had anointed a party functionary, Hua Guofeng, to succeed him as chairman of the CCP. A month after Mao's death Hua, in a swift coup, arrested the Gang of Four, a quartet of…

Communist Governments In Mongolia

#### Communism: Communist Governments in Other Regions Asia Mongolia Mongolia, an appendage of the Chinese empire until 1911, was the first country outside Soviet frontiers to accept a communist regime. Local, Russian, and Chinese factions fought for mastery there from…

Communist Governments In Vietnam, Cambodia And Laos

#### Communism: Communist Governments in Other Regions Asia Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos There was a longstanding communist tradition in French-governed Indochina, and the Indochinese Communist Party was founded in 1930 in Hong Kong. Ho Chi Minh, the leader of the…

Communist Governments In North Korea

#### Communism: Communist Governments in Other Regions Asia North Korea Korea, a Japanese colony from 1910 to 1945, was partitioned after World War II into Soviet- and American-occupied zones. In 1948 a Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or North Korea,…

Communist Governments In Afghanistan

#### Communism: Communist Governments in Other Regions Middle East Afghanistan Afghanistan, one of the world's most impoverished countries, was ruled into the 1970s by a conservative monarchy. The communist People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan, founded in 1965, carried out a…