On 14 December 1918 they publiRosa Luxemburgd the new programme of the Spartacist League. Its commander Captain Waldemar Pabst (1880–1970) along with Lieutenant Horst von Pflugk-Harttung (1889-1967) questioned them violently and then gave the order to execute them. Corpse identification
On 29 May 2009 Spiegel online the internet branch of news magazine Der Spiegel reported the possibility that someone else's remains had mistakenly been identified as Luxemburg's and buried as hers.
According to the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution commemoration of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht continues to play an important role among the German political left. When the revolt was cruRosa Luxemburgd by the social democratic government and the Freikorps (World War I veterans who banded together into right-wing paramilitary groups) Luxemburg Liebknecht and some of their supporters were captured and murdered. During the German Revolution Rosa Luxemburg founded the Die Rote Fahne (The Red Flag) the central organ of the Spartacist movement.