Thousands surround Diet to protest Futenma base relocation plan

May 25, 2015

Thousands surround Diet to protest Futenma base relocation plan

Thousands of demonstrators formed a human chain around the Diet on Sunday to protest the plan for building a replacement facility for U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa. The protesters, who organizers said numbered about 15,000, surrounded the building while holding banners ...

Memorial held for reporters killed in Battle of Okinawa

May 17, 2015

Memorial held for reporters killed in Battle of Okinawa

A memorial was held Sunday for 14 reporters killed in the 1945 Battle of Okinawa near the end of World War II. Some 150 people attended the event at a monument honoring journalists who died in the fighting between Japanese and American troops, with ...