fix articles 119614, okinawa
America's Imperial Agenda (tags)
.S.: Decline Monies from Japan's "Sympathy Budget" and End Military Dependence Now (tags)
The International Women's Network Against Militarism (IWNAM) demands that the U.S. and Japanese governments stop spending U.S. and Japanese taxpayer monies for the upkeep of U.S. military facilities in Japan and other territories. During these times of natural disasters, funds should directly help the needs of victims of the earthquake, tsunami, and radiation poisoning from damaged nuclear power plants in Japan, and also create alternatives for employment world wide that do not rely on militarism, or further interpersonal and ecological violence. (updated version).
AJLPP SUPPORTS OKINAWAN ISLANDERS DEMANDS; US OUT OF OKINAWA! (tags)
“US Bases out of Okinawa, US Imperialism, Out of the Philippines!” The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) based in the United States expresses its most militant solidarity with the people of Okinawa and Japan and supports their just demand to do away with US bases in their homeland.
America's "Bases of Empire" (tags)
imperial America's global face
Gabriela in Japan to probe alleged rape of Filipina (tags)
Gabriela party-list Representative Liza Maza flew to Japan Wednesday to pursue a “quest for justice” for a Filipina migrant worker allegedly raped by a US soldier in southern Okinawa. Maza, who leads a mission team from the women party-list group, left at 7 a.m. with the mother of the 22-year-old Filipina, identified only as Hazel. “We are sending the team off with a message to Hazel that Filipinos are behind her in her fight for justice,” Gabriela spokesperson Joms Salvador said shortly after the plane carrying the team left. “We want Hazel to know that Filipinos will not tolerate the abuse of Filipinas by US soldiers notwithstanding the Philippine government's seeming connivance with the US military to write off this travesty,” she said.
People of Okinawa Say "Shut It Down" (tags)
More than 10,000 people protested on Okinawa against US Army exercises using live ammunition in the town of Kin.
Noam Chomsky and Oe Kanzaburo:An Exchnage on Current Affairs. (tags)
Noam Chomsky and Kanzaburo Oe exchange on current affairs.