|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 11 Sep 2012 10:59:27 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] GLOBAL, SAFETY: "100, 000 protest U.S. Osprey in Okinawa"|
100,000 protest U.S. Osprey in Okinawa Daily Yomiuri (Japan) September 11, 2012GINOWAN, Okinawa (Jiji Press)--A massive demonstration took place in Ginowan on Sunday, with participants protesting against the planned deployment of the controversial U.S. Osprey military aircraft at a key base in the city.
About 101,000 people participated in the rally, according to organizers. Protesters said, "Don't bring the Osprey to Futenma Air Station, the world's most dangerous military base."
Participants adopted a resolution urging the Japanese and U.S. governments to immediately cancel plans to deploy the MV-22 Osprey, a vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, at the U.S. Marine Corps base in Ginowan.
... For the entire article, see http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T120910003993.htm -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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