The Mirabal Sisters are four sisters, known as Patria, Minerva, María Teresa and Dedé, who oppose the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in the Dominican Republic and engage in covert operations against it. your. Three of the four sisters were murdered on November 25, 1960. The last sister, Dedé, died of natural causes on February 1, 2014. The murders brought the Mirabals back. became "a symbol of popular resistance and feminism". In 1999, in its honor, the United Nations General Assembly designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
In November 1960, one of three Dominican Mirabal sisters was slain for protesting dictator Rafael Trujillo [World Leader]'s government. A fourth sister, Dede, escaped death on that fateful day and later opened a museum in her sisters' honor.
She and her three sisters founded the Movement of the Fourteenth of June, an anti-Trujillo group. Las Mariposas was their code name in the underground world (The Butterflies).
She and her sister Maria Teresa had been imprisoned and tortured on multiple occasions before to their murder.
Her husband was imprisoned for his political involvement, as were the husbands of her sisters Patria and Maria Teresa. A government-ordered assassin caught the three sisters on their way to visit their husbands in prison.
Another Latin American rebel, Roque Dalton [Poet], was assassinated for his activities.
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