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Okinawa Human Chain - May 16, 2010 Photo:KYODO

Okinawa Protest - May 16, 2010 Photo: AFP

Announcement of Okinawa Human Chain Protest on May 16, 2010 Photo: Global Post

Protestors demonstrate against U.S. bases in Okinawa on May 4, 2010. Photo: Reuters/Toru Hanai

Protestors demonstrate against U.S. bases in Okinawa on May 4, 2010. Photo: Reuters/Toru Hanai

 

Futenma Marine Corp Air Station, Okinawa, Japan (Source: http://bushtelegraph.files.wordpress.com)
Futenma Marine Corp Air Station, Okinawa, Japan (Source: http://bushtelegraph.files.wordpress.com)

Workers from trade unions and Zengakuren students protesting a US base on May 14, 2006, in Okinawa, the southernmost island of Japan, 20 percent of which is occupied for the US military presence.

Workers from trade unions and Zengakuren students protesting a US base on May 14, 2006, in Okinawa, the southernmost island of Japan, 20 percent of which is occupied for the US military presence. (Source: http://www.aworldtowin.net/images/images380/okinawa.jpg)

 

January 31, 2010 Thousands of demonstrators gather in Tokyo Saturday to protest the U.S. Marine base stationed on the island of Okinawa. A pact calls for the base to be relocated, but some want all U.S. troops to leave Japan. (Koji Sasahara, AP)

 

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