Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League

The Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League (Chinese: 台湾民主自治同盟), also known by its Chinese abbreviation Taimeng, is one of the eight legally recognised political parties in the People's Republic of China that follow the direction of the Communist Party of China and are members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. It was formed in Hong Kong on November 1947 by members of the Taiwanese Communist Party who survived the February 28 Incident.

Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League

Táiwān Mínzhǔ Zìzhì Tóngméng
PresidentSu Hui [zh]
Founded12 November 1947; 72 years ago (1947-11-12)
Preceded byTaiwanese Communist Party
HeadquartersBeijing, China
NewspaperTaimeng (The TDSGL)[1]
Xin Taiwan Congkan (New Taiwan Series; only in Hong Kong, before 1949)[2]
Membership (2018)3,000[3]
IdeologySocialism with Chinese characteristics[3][4]
Chinese nationalism[3]
Chinese unification
One country, two systems
New Democracy
Political positionLeft-wing
National affiliationUnited Front
National People's Congress
13 / 2,980
Standing Committee of NPC
3 / 175
Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese台灣民主自治同盟
Simplified Chinese台湾民主自治同盟
Tibetan name
Zhuang name
ZhuangDaizvanh Minzcuj Swci Dungzmungz
Mongolian name
Mongolian CyrillicДайвааны ардчилсан өөртөө засах холбоо
Mongolian scriptᠲᠠᠶᠢᠸᠠᠨ ᠤ
ᠥᠪᠡᠷᠲᠡᠭᠡᠨ ᠵᠠᠰᠠᠬᠤ
Uyghur name
Uyghurجۇڭگو دېموكراتىك ئىتتىپاقى
Manchu name
Manchu scriptᡨᠠᡳᠮᡝᠩ

The Taiwan Democratic Self Government League has a membership of 3,000 people, most of whom are prominent people that are from Taiwan or are of Taiwanese heritage, but now reside on the mainland.

List of leadersEdit

  1. Xie Xuehong (1949–1958)
  2. Cai Xiao (1979–1983)
  3. Su Ziheng [zh] (1983–1987)
  4. Lin Shengzhong [zh] (1987–1988)
  5. Cai Zimin [zh] (1988–1995)
  6. Zhang Kehui (1995–2005)
  7. Lin Wenyi (2005–2017)
  8. Su Hui [zh] (2017–present)[5]


  1. ^ "台湾民主自治同盟". www.taimeng.org.cn (in Chinese).
  2. ^ 1288. "不能忘却的 《新台湾丛刊》--台湾频道--人民网". tw.people.com.cn (in Chinese).
  3. ^ a b c "台湾民主自治同盟". www.taimeng.gov.cn (in Chinese). 8 January 2018.
  4. ^ "台湾民主自治同盟". www.taimeng.gov.cn (in Chinese).
  5. ^ "台湾民主自治同盟". www.taimeng.org.cn (in Chinese).

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