Okinawa, Japan, surrounded by about 1.7 million people to protest U.S. military base (Figure)
data for: April 25, nearly 10 million people in Okinawa, Japan large-scale demonstrations, strongly urge the Japanese government and U.S. forces in Japan will move the Futenma base in Okinawa, or migrate to foreign countries.
China news agency, Tokyo, May 16 (Reporter Sun Ran) – Futenma base has become increasingly intense. May 16, initiated by the people of Okinawa, “surrounded by base” actions. About 17,000 people roll up their hands, stretching 13 km, the government called for the unconditional return of the US-Japan base occupied land.
Hatoyama part of the government is trying to move to new base in Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture Ginowan coastal program has been implemented with the U.S. government into the discussion of specific stage. In this regard, the Okinawa people have also stepped up against the base to move into action. It is the county since April 25 against the assembly after 90,000 people another great action.
Although the rain again and again the same day in Okinawa, but the shower in the rain or the efforts of the participants are in a period of one hour program will be “man locks,” Zhang was wider, and shouted “To have been working to base closure. ” If the sky overlooking from Okinawa, Futenma base to be will find a huge “man locks,” surrounded the.
event from the Futenma base around 7 town mayor, and the Democratic Party, the Communist Party, Social Democratic Party and 17 political parties and peace groups co-sponsored.
Ginowan Mayor Yoichi Yibo and Nago Mayor Rice Ridge into the event, said: “We have to fight for a peace without U.S. military base in Okinawa. And we will strongly oppose move into the new base! “
to participate in” people lock “action also includes the people of Okinawa in a Japanese women over 90, she told the media that his 60 years with the base relative to adjacent, day by noise and air pollution problems. She hopes to move out of Okinawa base lifetime.
Okinawa held a “man locks,” surrounded by bases are already in the fifth, the last time in 2005, because of the Futenma base helicopter crashes, more than 20,000 people participated in the “lock people” protest action.