Showing posts with label Karl Liebknecht. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Karl Liebknecht. Show all posts

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Berlin: Thousands rallied in honor of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

Despite the pandemic, approximately 3,000 people participated today, Sunday 10 January, in a rally in Berlin dedicated to the commemoration of the murdered communist leaders Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

Despite the peaceful character of the demonstration, the police tried to disperse the protesters by attacking the crowd and creating a tense situation for several minutes. The rally, with the major slogan being "Fight and Remember: Crisis and Oppression- the answer is Revolution", began from the Frankfurter Tor in Friedrichshain and ended at Friedrichsfelde cemetery where the memorial graves of Luxemburg and Liebknecht are. 

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Berlin: Thousands marched in honor of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

Thousands of workers, members and supporters of communist and left parties, marched on Sunday 12 January in Berlin, honoring the memory of the leaders of the German and international communist movement, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

The two revolutionaries were brutally murdered 101 years ago, in January 1919, by paramilitary forces under the orders of the German bourgeoisie and the then social democratic government of SPD. 

Monday, January 14, 2019

Berlin: Thousands of workers paid tribute to Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg on the 100th anniversary since their assassination

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One hundred years have been passed since the assassination of the leaders of the German and international communist movement, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht.

In Berlin, members and friends of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and the Communist Youth (KNE) participated in a large rally in honor of the two murdered leaders that took place on Sunday 13 January. 

Sunday, November 4, 2018

KKE delegation paid tribute to fallen heroes Rosa Luxemburg & Karl Liebknecht in Berlin

The General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) Dimitris Koutsoumbas visited today, Sunday 4 November, the memorial of the German and international communist movement's leaders Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Liebknecht and Wilhelm Pieck in Berlin where he laid a wreath.

"Here, from Berlin, today we are honoring the dead heroes of the struggle. Of the Greek working class, of the German working class, of the revolutionary movement, of the international movement, who offered so much in humanity, in their countries, so that the new generations can live better" said D. Koutsoumbas and added that "The visions, the ideals which all these communists have fallen for, are alive and timely and they call us in the struggle, in order to make them practice". 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Berlin: Communists commemorated Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, 99 years since their assassination

A rally in commemoration of the assassinated communist leaders Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht took place in Berlin on Sunday. Members and friends of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) joined demonstrators from the German Communist Party (DKP), the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) and other communist and workers' parties and organizations, marching in the eastern part of Berlin. 

The march ended in a memorial which is dedicated to numerous personalities of the German and international communist movement, to the murdered revolutionaries of November 1918. 

It was on January 15th 1919, when paramilitaries burst into an apartment in western Berlin and seized the communist revolutionaries Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht. Although neither had an arrest warrant against them, they were both taken prisoner.