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Freedom of Expression Under Siege in Okinawa
June 06, 2017
Freedom of Expression Under Siege in Okinawa
The Abe government has been particularly harsh on cracking down on dissent in Okinawa.
Freedom of Expression Under Siege in Okinawa
After Murder, Mass Protests in Okinawa Against US Bases
June 22, 2016
After Murder, Mass Protests in Okinawa Against US Bases
Tens of thousands of demonstrators attended the anti-U.S. military rally in Okinawa.
After Murder, Mass Protests in Okinawa Against US Bases
US Military Personnel Arrested in Okinawa—Again
May 23, 2016
US Military Personnel Arrested in Okinawa—Again
A former U.S. marine is arrested for the murder or a 20-year-old woman, sparking protests in Japan.
US Military Personnel Arrested in Okinawa—Again
Supporters of Okinawa Base Relocation Plan Claim a Win in Local Elections
January 26, 2016
Supporters of Okinawa Base Relocation Plan Claim a Win in Local Elections
Tokyo's favored candidate won reelection as Ginowan's mayor, providing a boost for the relocation of a U.S. base.
Supporters of Okinawa Base Relocation Plan Claim a Win in Local Elections
Beyond Futenma: Okinawa and the US Base Conundrum
November 04, 2015
Beyond Futenma: Okinawa and the US Base Conundrum
The U.S. basing dispute on Okinawa goes much deeper than the debate over Futenma Air Station.
Beyond Futenma: Okinawa and the US Base Conundrum
It’s Official: Okinawa Governor Withdraws Permission for US Base Construction
October 13, 2015
It’s Official: Okinawa Governor Withdraws Permission for US Base Construction
Governor Takeshi Onaga makes good on a promise to exhaust every means to halt the base construction.
It’s Official: Okinawa Governor Withdraws Permission for US Base Construction
Okinawa Base Issue Heats up as Governor Rescinds Construction Approval
September 15, 2015
Okinawa Base Issue Heats up as Governor Rescinds Construction Approval
Okinawa Governor Onaga has moved to rescind the central government's permit to construct a new U.S. base.
Okinawa Base Issue Heats up as Governor Rescinds Construction Approval
Japan Pledges to Hold 'Intensive Talks' on Okinawa Base Issue
August 08, 2015
Japan Pledges to Hold 'Intensive Talks' on Okinawa Base Issue
Tokyo will suspend construction on a new U.S. air base for one month in order to hold talks with Okinawan officials.
Japan Pledges to Hold 'Intensive Talks' on Okinawa Base Issue
Tokyo Snubs Okinawa's New Anti-Base Governor
February 04, 2015
Tokyo Snubs Okinawa's New Anti-Base Governor
The LDP is using its position as Japan's governing party to make life difficult for Okinawa's new anti-base governor.
Tokyo Snubs Okinawa's New Anti-Base Governor
Japan to Choose Osprey for China Defense?
July 02, 2013
Japan to Choose Osprey for China Defense?
The aircraft that was part of the Okinawa controversy could become part of Japan’s defense arsenal.
Japan to Choose Osprey for China Defense?
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