Dec 6, 2015

Legal showdown over Henoko

The court battle that just got underway between Okinawa and the national government over the Futenma replacement base is more likely to exacerbate the conflict than resolve it.

Okinawa sit-in protest against U.S. base reaches 500th day

Nov 18, 2015

Okinawa sit-in protest against U.S. base reaches 500th day

A sit-in protest by citizens opposed to a planned U.S. base relocation within Okinawa Prefecture reached its 500th day on Wednesday. According to organizers, some 1,000 people gathered to mark the day in front of the U.S. Marine Corps’ Camp Schwab in the Henoko ...