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Germany: Thousands lay flowers in memory of Liebknecht and Luxembourg

Germany, Berlin
January 12, 2014 at 13:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Germany: Thousands lay flowers in memory of Liebknecht and Luxembourg

5,000 Berliners marched on Sunday from the city's Frankfurter Tor to the cemetery where socialist revolutionaries Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht were laid to rest, where they lay down flowers in their memory.

Police guarded an anti-communist memorial for the victims of Stalinism, which faced the Liebknecht-Luxembourg memorial, for fear of vandalism.

Luxembourg and Liebknecht, co-founders of the anti-war "Spartacus League" and pioneers of the left-wing revolution, were captured and murdered on January 15, 1919 by the anti-communist Freikorps.

Germany: Thousands lay flowers in memory of Liebknecht and Luxembourg01:13
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Germany: Thousands lay flowers in memory of Liebknecht and Luxembourg

5,000 Berliners marched on Sunday from the city's Frankfurter Tor to the cemetery where socialist revolutionaries Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht were laid to rest, where they lay down flowers in their memory.

Police guarded an anti-communist memorial for the victims of Stalinism, which faced the Liebknecht-Luxembourg memorial, for fear of vandalism.

Luxembourg and Liebknecht, co-founders of the anti-war "Spartacus League" and pioneers of the left-wing revolution, were captured and murdered on January 15, 1919 by the anti-communist Freikorps.

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