The history of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP)
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- Japanese Communists Score Big Electoral
- By Jim Genova, People's Weekly World,
20 May 1995. The Japanese Communist Party (JCP) now
holds more elected local government seats than any
other political party in Japan.
- JCP Members Win Lawsuit against TEPCO's
Discrimination on Wages and Promotion
- Japan Press Service, 26 December 1995. After 19 years,
court finds that workers have a right to express political
- Japanese Communist Party Wins 7 Million
Votes and 26 Seats, 12%, of Popular Vote
- Japan Press Service, 21 October 1996. Report of election
return figures. This was the first general election
following the introduction of the single-seat plus
proportional representation election, the aim of which
was to shut out the JCP from the Diet.
- Constitution of the Japanese Communist
- Revised on November 24, 2000 at JCP 22nd Congress and
takes immediate effect.
- Shii on communism, SDF, and Emperor
- By the Central Committee of the Japanese Communist Party,
8 July 2003. JCP Chair Shii Kazuo answered questions on
socialism/communism and JCP policy toward the Self-Defense
Forces and the Emperor system on a TV talk show.