Some great pictures of the Luxemburg-Liebknecht demonstration(s) (13 Jan 2013)

From the Neue Rheinische Zeitung here: http://www.nrhz.de/flyer/beitrag.php?id=18662

Here are a few of them, which show the diversity of groups and individuals who associate themselves with Rosa Luxemburg (!) (courtesy of Neue Rheinische Zeitung- see link above):

The Luxemburg-Liebknecht Demo (organised by The Left Party)

The rival ‘Rosa and Karl’ demo, organised by left-wing youth organisations.

Left Party Reichstag Deputy Ulla Jelpke holds a poster mimicking the ‘Rosa and Karl’ demo placards. The poster replaces Luxemburg and Liebknecht with Gustav Noske and Friedrich Ebert, defence minister and head-of-government at the time of the murders in 15 January 1919.

Demonstrator holding a German Communist Party (DKP) placard which reads ‘Hands off Syria!’

Greek Communist Party demonstrators on the Luxemburg-Liebknecht march.

Basque leftists on the march.

A demonstrator on the demo holds a placard with a quote from Venuzuelan President Hugo Chavez: “Rosa Luxemburg lives in the Latin American revolution”.

 

 

About rosaluxemburgblog

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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