Monthly Archives: January 2015

96 Years Ago Today: Rosa Luxemburg was murdered in Berlin

96 years ago today, on 15 January 1919, Rosa Luxemburg was detained, interrogated and murdered by right-wing soldiers under the command of socialist Defence Minister Gustav Noske. Today she is remembered around the world for her life and ideas. Born … Continue reading

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On This Day: 15 January 1919: Rosa Luxemburg Murdered

Originally posted on rosaluxemburgblog:
On 15 January 1919, Rosa Luxemburg was arrested by government forces and taken to the Hotel Eden, where she was interrogated and then murdered. Since then, demonstrators have marched to commemorate the murders annually (except during…

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