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Voices from Okinawa

May 25, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo special edition of the Gov. Onaga’s visit to the U.S.

 

One in four people killed in the Battle of Okinawa

Chihiro Uchimura, director of Fukutsu-Kan, museum of Kamejiro Senaga and the people’s history

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Governor Onaga tells foreign media: Tokyo’s Henoko policy is like US policy during occupation

Governor Onaga tells foreign media: Tokyo’s Henoko policy is like US policy during occupation

May 21, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo

Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga on May 20 held press conferences at the Japan National Press Club and the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan in Tokyo. “They are using bayonets and bulldozers to forcibly build a military base in the sea,” he said...

35,000 attend rally demanding construction stops at new US base

35,000 attend rally demanding construction stops at new US base

May 18, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo

A huge rally against the construction of a new U.S. base in Henoko in Nago, where the governments of Japan and the United States plan to move U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Ginowan, was held on May 17 at Okinawa Cellular Stadium in Naha. About 35,000 people...

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