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Demands for peace in Okinawa

resistance to U.S. dominance in Okinawa Japan
In Okinawa, Japan, plans are underway to build an offshore heliport, despite the demands of the people who live in the area not to. U.S. military base number 39 is about to be constructed despite numerous protests and demonstrations; it will wipe out an endangered species of marine animal and wreak environmental havoc on the island. [ Read more | Feb. 4 update on U.S. occupation | Background timeline ]