Archive for December, 2014

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19 protesters against Henoko relocation constrained: 84-year-old woman injured

November 21, 2014 Ryukyu Shimpo

Offshore construction work for the relocation of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to the Henoko district of Nago resumed on November 20. The Okinawa Prefectural Police riot squad and the Japan Coast Guard have beefed up security in the marine area and in front of the Camp Schwab gate, for the planned construction. They forcibly removed citizens protesting. In the struggle between riot police and citizens, an 84-year-old woman who is living in Henoko...

 

New Okinawa governor Takeshi Onaga visits Henoko to proclaim true democracy from Okinawa

New Okinawa governor Takeshi Onaga visits Henoko to proclaim true democracy from Okinawa

November 19, 2014 Ryukyu Shimpo

Former Naha Mayor Takeshi Onaga, who won the Okinawa gubernatorial election, held on November 16, made an appearance in front of the Camp Schwab gate in the Henoko district of Nago on November 19. It was Onaga’s first visit to Henoko since his win in the...

Various languages at JICA International Festival

Various languages at JICA International Festival

November 12, 2014 Ryukyu Shimpo

On November 8 and 9, Japan International Cooperation Agency Okinawa International Center (JICA Okinawa) held an International Exchange Festival 2014 in Urasoe. JICA interns from 65 different countries took part in the event. Forty-four International exchange...

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