Okinawa
Okinawa governor elections Japan Okinawa governor poll results hamper plans to expand US military presence in Japan

The re-election of Denny Tamaki marks the third consecutive gubernatorial election in Okinawa where an anti-US base candidate has won with a clear majority

Iwakuni residents fight back against US military presence

Residents of Iwakuni, which hosts one of the largest US foreign bases, recently announced that they will file a lawsuit that could have wider implications for foreign military bases in Japan

Protest against U.S. base relocation in Okinawa With rising COVID-19 cases, US bases in Japan come under scrutiny

A recent surge of COVID-19 infections in the Okinawa, Hiroshima and Yamaguchi prefectures has been connected to the presence of US military bases in Japan