Okinawa files another lawsuit over landfill work for U.S. base

National Aug 7, 2019

Okinawa files another lawsuit over landfill work for U.S. base

The Okinawa government on Wednesday filed another lawsuit against the central government to halt ongoing landfill work for the relocation of a U.S. air base within the prefecture. In the lawsuit filed with the Naha District Court, Okinawa challenged the legality of land minister Keiichi ...

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