The Murder of the Mirabal Sisters-MainPhoto

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The Butterflies were not an active terrorist group, but rather distributed informative pamphlets about Trujillo’s victims. As a result, Minerva and Mate and all the sisters’ husbands, except Jaimito, were incarcerated several times. Still, despite these imprisonments, they never gave up fighting to end Trujillo’s leadership. They simply refused to give up on their mission to restore democracy and civil liberties to their country.