Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, founders of the Communist Party of Germany, were killed in 1919 at the instigation of the German government
Police attacked the protesters on the grounds that some protesters were carrying the flags of the Free German Youth (FDJ)
Police in Berlin tried to disrupt a rally attended by more than 3,000 people in memory of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht who were murdered on January 15, 1919. Protesters were injured due to police violence on Sunday and many were arrested
The assassination was an attempt to crush the growth of the German revolutionary movement that challenged the regressive state establishment.
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.