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5/29/2020 0 Comments
A new English-language article was released today by the Asahi Shimbun about Japan's failed attempt to protect Okinawans from U.S. military crimes.
"Instead of doing the right thing and restore Ryukyu's independence, Japan created a 'safety patrol team' in Okinawa in an attempt to protect Okinawans from U.S. military crimes," tweeted Peace For Okinawa Coalition president Robert Kajiwara. "The attempt has failed, and military crimes are still high."
Click below for the original article by the Asahi Shimbun.
5/28/2020 0 Comments
The Peace For Okinawa Coalition has officially endorsed Brian Evans for U.S. Congress 2020, Hawaii District 2. "Evans is the only candidate so far to support Hawaiian and Ryukyuan rights," said Robert Kajiwara, president of the Peace For Okinawa Coalition.
Evans previously tweeted his support for Kajiwara's petition to save Okinawa from the construction of another military base, stating "I support this. The people of Okinawa deserve their freedom, culture, and respect."
The petition has been promoted by a number of celebrities, including Dr. Brian May of the rock band Queen, and has over 212,000 signatures on it. Nevertheless, the U.S. and Japan continue to push ahead with the construction in spite of strong opposition from Okinawans.
Evans has also called for the protection of Hawaii's Mauna Kea from the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope construction project, as well as the closure of Pohakuloa Training Area and remunerations for Hawaiians. For more on Brian Evans, please check him out on his website BrianEvansForHawaii.com and Twitter account.
President of the Peace For Okinawa Coalition, Robert Kajiwara, has been named "2020 Humanitarian of the Year" by Warlock Asylum International News! Click the link below to see the article:
Historian and President of the Peace For Okinawa Coalition, Robert Kajiwara, Ph.D. A.B.D., recently gave an interview about Ryukyu history and China-Ryukyu relations on the Silk and Steel Podcast. Listen to the podcast for free at the link below!