Annual Liebknecht-Luxemburg Demonstration in Berlin (12 Jan 2014)- Pictures and Videos

On Sunday, the traditional demonstration to mark the anniversary of the murders of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht was held in Berlin. The annual demonstration is traditionally held on the Sunday before the anniversary, which is on 15 January. This year an estimated 10,000 marchers took part.

Here are a selection of pictures, videos and links covering the demonstration:

Video report of demonstrations and wreath laying (RBB): http://www.rbb-online.de/politik/beitrag/2014/01/linke-erinnert-an-luxemburg-und-liebknecht.html

Video of demonstrations and at Cemetery:

Video coverage from the Berliner Zeitung newspaper:

More video coverage:

Fifteen minutes of film coverage from the demonstrations:

And photos from the day from Tagesspiegel (http://www.tagesspiegel.de/berlin/demonstration-auf-dem-sozialistenfriedhof-ein-hoch-auf-karl-und-rosa/9319240.html):

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(1. demonstrators marching through Berlin, 2. people paying their respects at the Memorial to the Socialists at the Friedrichsfelde Cemetery, where Luxemburg and Liebknecht were buried, and 3. Leaders of Die Linke (The Left Party) lay wreaths at the graves- Oksar Lafontaine, Gregor Gysi and Gesine Lotzsch) (Photos: Tagesspiegel)

Photos from the Berliner Morgenpost (http://www.morgenpost.de/berlin-aktuell/article123785541/Tausende-erinnern-an-Rosa-Luxemburg-und-Karl-Liebknecht.html):

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(1. Rosa Luxemburg’s grave (the original grave was destroyed by the Nazis and there is much controversy about the real location of her body), 2. A woman pays her respects at the graves- the memorial reads ‘The Dead Remind Us’, 3. Leaders of the Die Linke (The Left Party) lay wreaths at the graves, 4. Die Linke leaders Gregor Gysi, Petra Pau (Vice President of the German Bundestag), Bernd Rixinger and Katja Kipping, 5. Red Carnations lain at the graves my the marchers, 6. Demonstrations held by left-wing groups on the Frankfurter Allee to mark the anniversary, and 7. Demonstrators on the march- the banner reads ‘Luxemburg Liebknecht Lenin, No-one is forgotten! Stand up and Resist!’ (Photos: Berliner Morgenpost)

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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4 Responses to Annual Liebknecht-Luxemburg Demonstration in Berlin (12 Jan 2014)- Pictures and Videos

  1. gianfranco ginestri di bologna says:

    — CIAO ROSA —

  2. Reblogged this on rosaluxemburgblog and commented:

    Post on the annual Luxemburg-Liebknecht memorial demo (being held today in Berlin) from back in 2014…

  3. R. Johann says:

    I liked scanning through the site, but I don’t speak much German, so probably missed a lot. Is there a way to share this via email, not social media sites?

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