Jue Fang

Fang Jue is a former Chinese government official presently living in China. On 20 November 1997 he issued a document entitled “China Needs a New Transformation: Program Proposals of the Democratic Faction,” which has also been distributed to members of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party. The following text is a lightly edited version of this document, based on a translation from Chinese by the New York-based group Human Rights in China.