Nov 29, 2016

Four arrested in Okinawa for obstructing U.S. base transfer work

Four men were arrested Tuesday for obstructing work on moving a major U.S. military base within Okinawa, police said, despite local pressure for it to be shifted outside of the island prefecture. The four men are suspected of piling around 1,400 concrete blocks at the ...

The peacemakers of Okinawa

Jun 11, 2016

The peacemakers of Okinawa

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Sixty years ago this week, the U.S. government released the controversial Price Report, triggering mass protests on Okinawa that gave birth to leaders who, while renowned in the prefecture, remain little known outside it