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Editorial | Island Voices

U.S. militarization of Okinawa not pono


    “What amazed me aside from the persistence of Okinawans demanding human rights, democracy and mutual respect for decades, are the indifferent justifications by Japan and the U.S. — from political representatives to entire communities,” writes Pete Shimazaki Doktor, co-founder of HOA (Hawaii Okinawa Alliance).

We cannot change the past — but we do have kuleana for what continues in the present, so that such injustices do not perpetuate toleration into the future. Read more

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