Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Spanish Woman Who Held Peace Protest Outside The White House For 35 Years Has Died

Concepción Picciotto, who was born in Galicia, Spain and is believed to have staged the longest ever protest in United States history, has died at the age of 70 years old.

More commonly known as Connie or Conchita, the Spanish woman died in a women’s homeless shelter in Washington, D.C. on January 25 and is believed to have been 70 years of age.

She set up a tent on Lafayette Square directly opposite the White House, and home of several Presidents of the United States, over a period of 35 years... read the full story