Thousands marched in Berlin to honor Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, founders of Communist Party of Germany (KPD), were executed by the German Freikorps soldiers a 100 years ago on January 15, 1919.

January 14, 2019 by V. Arun Kumar

Holding red flags, the demonstrators marched through Berlin’s streets before laying carnations at the socialists’ monument in Friedrichsfelde Central Cemetery. Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, founders of Communist Party of Germany (KPD), were executed by the German Freikorps soldiers a 100 years ago on January 15, 1919.

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