Berlin bridge to be re-named in honour of Rosa Luxemburg

The Lichtenstein Bridge over the Landwehr canal in Berlin, between the Tiergarten and Berlin Zoo, is to be re-named after Rosa Luxemburg. It was from this bridge on 15 January 1919 that Luxemburg’s body was thrown into the canal, after she was rifle-butted and shot by right-wing soldiers.

Read about the story in the German press:

Here: http://www.welt.de/newsticker/dpa_nt/regioline_nt/berlinbrandenburg_nt/article109430313/Fussgaengerbruecke-wird-nach-Rosa-Luxemburg-umbenannt.html

and here: http://www.taz.de/Interview-zu-Erinnerungskultur/!102313/

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I was awarded a PhD in History by Swansea University for a thesis on Rosa Luxemburg (2016). I am currently co-editing the fourth volume of 'The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg' and am a member of the Advisory Board of the International Rosa Luxemburg Society.
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2 Responses to Berlin bridge to be re-named in honour of Rosa Luxemburg

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    jp

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