Category Archives: 15 January 1919 Murders

Luxemburg-Liebknecht rival demonstration video

A video made by the organisers of the rival Liebknecht-Luxemburg memorial demonstration ‘Rosa und Karl’, which opposes the praise of Stalinism, Maoism and the GDR which is associated with the main demo, organised by the Left Party:   Advertisements

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Video of Luxemburg-Liebknecht commemorations (2013)

DIE WELT video of leading left-wing politicians laying flowers at the grave of Rosa Luxemburg as part of the annual Luxemburg-Liebknecht commemorations. The politicians include Die Linke (The Left Party) leader Gregor Gysi and the leader of Greece’s left-wing Syriza … Continue reading

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Greek leftist leader uses Luxemburg-Liebknecht demo to condemn Merkel

The leader of Syriza, the left-wing Greek political party, addressed demonstrators at the annual Luxemburg-Liebknecht demo this Sunday. Alexis Tsipras told the crowd, who were gathered to remember the murder of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht on 15 January 1919, … Continue reading

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On This Day: 15 January 1919: Rosa Luxemburg Murdered

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 the Nazi era) on … Continue reading

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Alternative Luxemburg-Liebknecht anniversary demo organised by young socialists

A rival Luxemburg-Liebknecht demo is being organised by young socialists frustrated with the traditional demonstration,which is dominated by the Left Party. The demonstration, which marks the anniversary of the murders of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht on 15 January 1919, … Continue reading

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Press release from the Berlin Senate on Rosa Luxemburg Bridge

Press release from the Berlin Senate (Department for Urban Development and the Environment) on the re-naming of the Lichtenstein Bridge (in German): “Symbolische Benennung des “Rosa-Luxemburg-Stegs” 25.09.12, Pressemitteilung In der Nacht vom 31. Mai auf den 1. Juni 1919 wurde … Continue reading

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Association of Victims of Stalinism protests against renaming of bridge after Rosa Luxemburg

Re-naming the Lichtenstein Bridge after Rosa Luxemburg ‘backwards’ and a ‘slap in the face to all the victims of communism’ according to the Association of Victims of Stalinism (Vereinigung der Opfer des Stalinismus (VOS)), reports the Junge Freiheit newspaper: http://www.jungefreiheit.de/Single-News-Display-mit-Komm.154+M5ec50c27f39.0.html

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