During the year it was the symbol par excellence of the ruthless criminal, the most bloodthirsty face of the FARC. Jorge Briceño, Alias Mono Jojoy, Military Chief of the Terrorist Band, died in a bombing of the Colombian Armed Forces on September 22, 2010. Now Common, the Political Party arising from the Peace Agreement between the Government of Juan Manuel Santos and the Ancient guerrilla, has rendered a tribute sense in Bogotá.
"Today we remember the monkey, the integral communist, who called for women to direct the formations, to get at the head of the fight," said Senator Sandra Ramírez, which occupies a seat in the most important legislative chamber. Thanks to the Covenant sealed in Havana in 2016, Common has ten parliamentarians, between Senate and Congress, the same number that will give you in the next legislature, although it is not the necessary votes either.
"He took the weapons convinced that we were going to change Colombia, convinced that we were going to build a better homeland," Ramírez added, which usually defend the right of peoples to rebellion. It should be remembered that when Briceño died, he had 62 orders of capture for homicide, terrorism, kidnapping, among other serious crimes.
The event, which in neighboring Peru would be forbidden to consider it Apology del Terrorism, took place on Wednesday at the headquarters of Common, in the center of Bogotá. A few years before they had done something similar in front of the tomb of him, in the southern cemetery of the Colombian capital.
The Congressman Sergio Marín, on the other hand, complained that the honoree "was attacked and vilified, was a man endowed with principles and acted accordingly." And he added that every time they organize acts in the memory of him "the attacks of the enemies of peace are sharpened, socialism is our aspiration and we will do it to love it or not this ruling class."
Other exginner exalted his commander, ignoring the crimes against humanity he committed. And the son of his, Jorge Suárez, gave him a letter:
"Today I want to tell you about unwavering suvoluntad, the tenacity of getting up at two o'clock in the morning and worked up high hours of night and then read and be able to know how to change the world and solve rebellions to the cause of the humble, of the commons", Reza one of the apartments.
The victims of Briceño's atrocities, such as General Luis Mendieta, ten years in captivity, consider that he only sown terror and suffering in Colombia.
The country the cages where they kept kidnapped, in the middle of the jungle, to a large group of military and police, under infrahuman conditions. Mono Jojoy never showed the slightest appearance of compassion. As when he went to other hostages, civilians mostly, who had been in their claws for more than three years, to warn them that they could stay much longer in captivity if the government did not accept their conditions. Also, by announcing in public, in the process of peace with the Pastrana Government, Decree 002, by virtue of which Colombians had to pay the terrorist band a revolutionary tax. Who did not meet the demands of him, was killed, kidnapped or forced to leave his land. "Updated Date: 23 September 2021, 16:23