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International Human Rights Law Association holds Japan-Okinawa debate regarding UN review

International Human Rights Law Association holds Japan-Okinawa debate regarding UN review

 

November 27, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

The International Human Rights Law Association (IHRLA), chaired by Shin Hae Bong, held its 29th annual meeting over two days starting on November 26 at Times Hall in Naha City. At this meeting, lawyers and researchers from around Japan discussed lawsuits concerning U.S. bases in Okinawa, such as the current lawsuit aimed at stopping new base construction in Henoko, and how these lawsuits relate to international human rights law....

 

The “Pride of Okinawa” dominate the Male Team Kata to take the gold at Karate 1 – Series A Okinawa Tournament

The “Pride of Okinawa” dominate the Male Team Kata to take the gold at Karate 1 – Series A Okinawa Tournament

 

November 27, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

The Japan Men’s National Team 1 – Ryo Kiyuna, Arata Kinjo, and Takuya Uemura (of the Okinawa Ryuei Ryu Karate Kobudo Organization) went undefeated with five straight victories on the final day of the Karate 1 –Series A Okinawa...

Oku assembly unanimously agrees to oppose port use for transport of Henoko base materials

Oku assembly unanimously agrees to oppose port use for transport of Henoko base materials

 

November 24, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

(Kunigami) In relation to the Okinawa Defense Bureau’s use of Oku Port in Kunigami as a spot from which to transport stone materials to be used in the construction of a new base in Henoko, Nago, on November 23, Oku Ward held an emergency...

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