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Spotlight: Tens of thousands of people in Okinawa rally to protest U.S. base relocation plan

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

TOKYO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Tens of thousands of people rallied Saturday in Naha, capital of the Okinawa prefecture in Japan, protesting against the central government's plan to relocate a U.S. military base within the island prefecture.
According to the organizer, some 70,000 people participated in the rally, demanding the central government to give up the plan to transfer U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma from a crowded residential district in Ginowan to the Henoko coastal area of Nago, Okinawa. ...

 

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