Showing posts from January, 2017

20th Jan.2017 Henoko Gate Action.(@ Camp Schwab)

71 years U.S. Military is on this Island.

People try to stop all construction workers vehicle.

Sea Action, small Canoes are "Sea Protectors"  Big Black Boats are "Japanese Coast Guard" to protect the Land Fill construction for U.S.

Japanese Coast Guard is capturing the "Sea Protectors".

Japanese Riot Polices are pushing back " Protectors".

International Peace Walkers in Okinawa

At Himeyuri Students War Nurse Memorial. In a Museum the Survivors tells the testimony of the Battle of Okinawa. Veterans for Peace met a survivor.

Shimuk Cave where fortunately no victims during the Battle of Okinawa. Because of the Okinawan Immigrants to Hawaii were in this cave and told to the people in a cave to be captured by U.S. soldiers and becoming the prisoners of war.

Chibichiri Cave is the one of the most well known historical site where 83 civilians out of 140 Okinawa local people committed mass suicide. Mother killed her children, Children killed their parents. Why? Because of brain washing by Japanese Imperialistic or Extreme Patriotic Education. They choose to die rather than being captured by the Enemy.

Okinawa's younger friends came for dinner and share about their activities. They started a village called "Wakage no Itari Mura". Their aim is that to create Peace out of Old System and more independent system with food & house etc... and also communicate with …

American & English Peace Walkers Came to Okinawa

Peace Walkers arrived at Henoko Fishermans Port.

Locals joined for Dinner at Community center where neighbor of Henoko.

Walkers joined sit-in at Camp Schwab.

Walkers joined the arms with Okinawan People.

Walking at Southern Okinawa where the Battle of Okinawa was Heavily Fought.

Over Looking Oura Bay where is Proposed site for Reclamation.

On 10th to 16th January 2017,  5 Monks, 3 Veterans for Peace, One Native American Woman (Wampanoag), African American and Chinese Americans, Vietnamese American, Japanese Americans, and 3 women. 2 Japanese drivers.
It was a historical action by over 30 delegates from U.S. and England.
Walkers first visited southern Okinawa to learn a history about the Battle of Okinawa. Without knowing the history, You won't understand the present situation
Next day, .Walkers visited Kakazu hill top where you can over look the Futenma Air Base.
Futenma Air Base is not called officially as Air Base, Because above the air way there are houses, schools, hospitals,…