Japanese Communist Party (Left Faction)

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Currently Maoist, it suffered a schism in 1975 when the Kanto faction of the party embraced the Hoxhaism of the New Zealand Communist Party while the Yamaguchi faction remained supportive of Maoism. The party reunified around Maoism in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ Robert J. Alexander, Maoism in the Developed World, Praeger Publishers, 2001, p. 174.

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