Santrich was traveling by a truck in Venezuela when it was attacked by Colombian commandos. "The truck carrying the commander (Santrich) was attacked with rifle fire and grenades," the statement of Segunda Marquetalia said, adding that the Colombian commandos left in a helicopter following the attack.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - People's Army (FARC-EP), today known as "Segunda Marquetalia", reported yesterday the assassination of Jesús Santrich, during a Colombian Army operation in Venezuela.
Friday, August 30, 2019
"While there is a will to fight, there' ll be hope of winning". This is the title of the manifesto released by guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - People's Army (FARC-EP) who announced the continuation of the armed struggle against the bourgeois state.
In a 32-minute video featuring Ivan Marquez, a leading figure of FARC, alongside Jesus Santrich and other ex-rebels, the colombian guerrillas denounced the "betrayal" of the 2016 peace agreement by the Colombian state.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
The International Relations Section of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) issued a statement, expressing its solidarity to FARC rebel Jesús Santrich and the political prisoners in Colombia.
More specifically, the statement writes:
"The FARC political prisoners who are still detained in the prisons of Colombia have started a new hunger strike, in solidarity with Jesús Santrich, leader of the FARC and the political party that they created after the Havana agreements, who remains detained by the Colombian authorities. The unacceptable detention of Jesús Santrich was made at the request of the United States.