First people in Okinawa has been dominated by Japan & U.S. governments. This is a historical record of a struggle for New U.S. Military base construction in Henoko.
Water Protectors met Okinawan Students @ Meio University.
It was about 2 hours People from U.S. shared their experience in Standing Rock ,ND and talked about similarity to Okinawan struggle.
At the beginning. Water ceremony was held by Poko from up state NY.
Each one of U.S. friends talked each experiences.
Yuwa from main land Japan talked about what "Peace Walk" means to him and also what "Prayer" means to him. He said it's about "Connection".
There are students who goes to base to learn English. For her U.S. base is there since she was born, never thought that it's good or bad. But when she heard a story of one white woman shared her story that her brothers are in a U.S. military and she is hurt from her brothers job that they have been part of killing people in this world, the student started to cry...
She expressed a fear of being taken a video or picture by Japanese police at Henoko.
Super Fast JPCG Boat protects U.S. Marine Corps New Base Construction. JPCG Jumped into our Boat for Restriction.
Huge Drilling Survey Ship Entered in Oura Bay.JPCG Tell us to Keep Away from the Area. Poseidon 1 Started to Drill at Oura Bay. Hundreds of Protectors Try to Stop the Enter for Construction Vehicles & Workers.
This Day, Police took 3 hours to Open the Gate.
This Day, Dozen of Vehicles Had to Wait for 3 hours until Police Remove all People. A Buddhist Monk lifted by Polices to Open the Gate.
This Time I Use An Article From Ryukyushimpo.
Editorial: Henoko Construction Will Cause Irreparable Damage To The Sea Environment; Prefectural Government Must Take Action
February 7, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo
The government has started work in the ocean for the new Henoko base in preparation for large-scale land reclamation.
This outrageous behavior tramples on Okinawans’ overwhelming opposition to the construction, expressed in countless elections and opinion polls, and invites anger. Prior …