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Police carry away a demonstrator from the headquarters of the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) in Stuttgart, Germany in 2003.
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The ministry and the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) are in consultations over the protesters' call to allow their representatives to monitor construction work inside the U.S. base. The USFK has kept mum on the matter. Last year, the U.S. installed six THAAD launchers at the site, along with a powerful ...
Gov't eyes July to begin land fill for U.S. base transfer in Okinawa ... The Japanese government plans to begin in July land reclamation work at the site of a controversial U.S. military base transfer in the southern prefecture of Okinawa, ... Plans could be delayed by adverse weather or if protests intensify.

The Taliban has acknowledged the peace protests already, issuing an initial statement saying that protesting the Taliban wouldn't do any good, and demonstrators should instead protest at US bases, since it is the US that is keeping the war going. The US invaded Afghanistan in late 2001. While the ...
No to 'Occupation Forces': WATCH Militia in Raqqa Allegedly Shell US Base. © AP Photo/ Gabriel Chaim. Middle East. 21:00 02.04.2018 (updated 21:03 ... by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the US coalition-appointed authorities. They took their protest to the streets on March 27 and organized a resistance militia.
Mirzahussain Alizada, a provincial council member from Helmand, confirmed protests in Nawa district as well as Kandahar. It remained unclear how large the new protests were. The protests started after a car bomb in front of a sports stadium in Lashkargah on March 23 left 20 dead and 55 others injured.
The challenge surfaced publicly in January, when about 100 local residents, including refugees who live at the center, marched to Bamberg's city hall to protest the conditions. The government of Upper Franconia continues to call the living conditions for the current 1,376 refugees at the center "humane.".

A group calling itself Ghana First, has served notice it will demonstrate on Wednesday, March 28, against the approval of the Ghana-US defence cooperation agreement by Parliament. The group said the agreement is not in the best interest of the country, and must not be implemented. Parliament last ...
Ayariga offered to pay $20m to stop US 'military base' deal. Error loading player: No playable sources found. 'Protests today, expect more Wednesday' On Friday a number of protesters who tried to gain access to Parliament to protest the anticipated approval of the deal were prevented from entering ... military
NDC denies signing controversial military agreement. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Protest from Minority The Minority has kicked against this agreement, calling on the government to withdraw the agreement saying it is not in the best interest of Ghana. The Minority on Thursday ... military base
... all Ghanaians to storm Parliament this Friday in Red or Black to register our resistance to the intended US Military Occupation of Ghana. Time is 9am sharp", a portion of the statement read. They urged all Ghanaians to participate in the protest, taking along the Ghana flag and any loud instruments to play. US Military base
Last year, people gathered daily in front of Naha District Court in Okinawa, Japan, to protest the detention of anti-U.S. base protest leader Hiroji ... Groups like Amnesty International and Veterans for Peace took up his cause, and protests demanding his freedom sprang up on the island and in the U.S., until ... US Military base
Okinawa Peace Appeal representative Noriko Oyama of Nakijin Village, who now resides in New Jersey, said: “Since the symposium I attended in Baltimore in January which called for the closing of U.S. bases around the world, awareness for Okinawa has been spreading even throughout American NGOs. US Military base
19, 2017 file photo, people protest against Tokyo MX's coverage of anti-U.S. helipad demonstrations in Okinawa Prefecture, in front of the network's head office ... The program sparked an uproar, with critics saying its reports that protests against the construction of U.S. military helipads in northern Okinawa ... US Military base
He set up an organization called the Internet Research Agency to try to troll the protests into the ground, doing things like posting comments on social media accusing opposition ... On February 7, they attacked a US base at an oil refinery near the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor along with other pro-Assad forces. US Military base
Opponents support the removal of the US base from the town of Ginowan but want it relocated out of Okinawa altogether. ... A series of crimes including rapes, assaults, hit-and-run and drink-driving accidents by US personnel have also triggered protests on Okinawa, and are a frequent irritant in relations ... US Military base
NAGO, Okinawa Prefecture--They've been disparaged online as the "silver unit," but there's no doubting the resolve of the few dozen citizens who gather here daily to protest in front of Camp Schwab, a U.S. Marine Corps base. Nearly all of them are elderly, like Shinko Yamada, who is 83 and tries to join ... US Military base
NAGO, Okinawa Prefecture--Protesters chanted “don't destroy the sea” on a flotilla of kayaks in a demonstration marking six months of reclamation work for a new U.S. military base here. The Oct. 25 protest involving about 60 kayaks took place 200 to 300 meters off the southern shore of U.S. Marine Corps ... US Military base

“It is often misunderstood that our activities are anti-American, but Americans have always been an integral part of the life of Okinawan people,” Yamashiro told Stars and Stripes at his attorney's office in Naha on May 24. Yamashiro said his father worked on a U.S. military base when he was growing up and ... US Military base
They cleared the facility and they went in and determined there was nothing to it and it was a false alarm," spokesman Bob McElroy said on Friday. READ MORE: Hundreds Protest in Seoul Against Trump's Visit to S Korea - Reports. The US Army's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
The Graphic had the headline, “Demo against Ghana-US pact, hundreds march in protest”, saying hundreds of Ghanaians on Wednesday took to the streets of Accra to register their dissatisfaction with the controversial Ghana-United States of America (USA) defence cooperation pact which was ratified by ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
The minority in Parliament of Ghana will on Wednesday join some aggrieved Ghanaians in Accra to demonstrate against the recently ratified Ghana-US Defence Cooperation agreement, APA learns here on Tuesday.A statement issued in Accra said the caucus described the agreement as a betrayal of the ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Hundreds of Ghanaians today [Wednesday], joined the Ghana First Patriotic Front, a coalition of opposition political parties, to demonstrate against the government for approving the controversial defence cooperation agreement between Ghana and the US despite the massive resistance. Several politicians ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
The party's leadership staged the rally in opposition to the ongoing NATO expansion eastward by the presence of a U.S. military base on the Greek island of ... Creditors are pressing Greece to speed up auctions of foreclosed properties, triggering protests in central Athens, where left-wing activists tried to ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Residents of Nago, Okinawa Prefecture, on Monday voiced hope for more jobs but raised concern about the impending transfer of a U.S. military base to their ... Anti-base campaigners were disappointed by Inamine's loss, but several dozen held a rally early Monday to protest the relocation plan to sparsely ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Okinawa hosts 74 percent of all U.S. bases in Japan. Local fears in Okinawa ... The accident did not stop helicopters, also based at the U.S. Marine Corps Futenma Air Station, from flying over the school following the incident, despite ardent protests from the local and central governments. In January alone ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow and, thanks to Strava, the location of U.S. bases in Yemen. An Australian ... This week, the Cuban government handed a protest note to the top U.S. official in Havana, arguing the new task force was a violation of Cuban sovereignty and subversive. During the thaw in ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
US bases are wreaking havoc to the health and well-being of communities across the world. By Alice Slater. January 24, 2018. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. Protest US Base Heneko. People protest the planned relocation of a US military base in Japan to Okinawa's Henoko coast on April 17, 2015. (Reuters / Issei Kato) ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
NAGO, Okinawa Prefecture--They've been disparaged online as the "silver unit," but there's no doubting the resolve of the few dozen citizens who gather here daily to protest in front of Camp Schwab, a U.S. Marine Corps base. Nearly all of them are elderly, like Shinko Yamada, who is 83 and tries to join ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Around a dozen Arab Israeli lawmakers were expelled from the chamber as Pence began his speech after they shouted in protest. ... postponed after the Jerusalem declaration, was the final leg of a trip that included talks in Egypt and Jordan as well as a stop at a US military base near the Syrian border. Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
During a speech to the Israeli Knesset, Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. would be speeding up the move of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. What effect does that announcement have on the chance of jump-starting peace talks? John Yang talks to Brian Bennett of the Los Angeles Times in ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Around a dozen Arab Israeli lawmakers were expelled from the chamber as Pence began his speech after they shouted in protest. ... for December before being postponed, is the final leg of a trip that has included talks in Egypt and Jordan as well as a stop at a US military base near the Syrian border. Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
U.S. Military Base Construction at Henoko-Oura Bay and the Okinawan Governor's Strategy to Stop It .... On November 28, the Association sent a delegation to the Okinawa Defense Bureau to protest, and in response the Bureau temporarily suspended the sea transport of landfill materials from the port. Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Trucks v protesters: Okinawa police forcibly remove anti-US base sit-in (VIDEO) Japanese police have forcibly removed protesters staging a sit-in protest in Henoko neighborhood in Okinawa as dozens of trucks carrying materials for the construction of a new US military base arrived in the area. Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Japanese people have staged a sit-in protest, trying to obstruct the construction of a new American base on the southern island of Okinawa, which has been rife with anti-US sentiment for years. On Friday, the protesters tried to block 80 trucks carrying building materials on an access road, prompting police ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Trucks v protesters: Okinawa police forcibly remove anti-US base sit-in (VIDEO) ... Japanese police have forcibly removed protesters staging a sit-in protest in Henoko neighborhood in Okinawa as dozens of trucks carrying materials for the construction of a new US military base arrived in the area. Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Yet, the media silence regarding the protests in Tunisia has been deafening, especially compared to the widespread coverage garnered by the protests in Iran. Tunisia's close relationship with the United States, as well as its key importance as a U.S. military base of operations in Africa, are likely to blame ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
A village assembly in Okinawa Prefecture, southern Japan, has adopted a resolution to protest a recent emergency landing by a US military helicopter ... It also calls for streamlining US bases in the prefecture, withdrawal of US Marines from Okinawa and a thorough revision of the US-Japan Status of Forces ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Protests outside Camp Schwab are common in Okinawa. Photo: AFP. Arrested three times, he was most recently detained in March for allegedly damaging a wire fence around the US military base at Camp Schwab, in the north-east of the prefecture. Work is under way to expand the base, including the ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Strava — a fitness app that links to smartphones and wearable fitness trackers to collect information about exercise habits — released a data visualization map of users' activity, which could reveal the location of secret U.S. military bases, the Guardian reports. Why it matters: This is a significant security threat because it ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
28 in what has become an epicenter of the battle between the central government and anti-U.S. military base protesters. Voting will be held on Feb. ... The central government has repeatedly said the new U.S. base is vital for Japan's defense and the Japan-U.S. security alliance. However, Toguchi has ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
A small cylinder-like object fell on the roof of a nursery school in Okinawa when a U.S. military plane flew over the facility on Thursday, local government officials said. There have been no reports of injury from the incident, which occurred at around 10:20 a.m. in the city of Ginowan, home to a U.S. Marine ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Jordanian parliamentary political blocs, Islamist movements and independents had called for protests on Thursday and Friday across Jordanian cities and in front of the US embassy in Amman in protest of the US decision. The US embassy in Amman issued a statement on Thursday suspending public ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Japan is host to eight American military bases, and all face trouble integrating with the locals. The most famous example of this is in Okinawa, where protests have been regularly happening since the end of World War 2. Because of local pressure and the struggle to expand on such a small island, the U.S. ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Anti-U.S. base protest leader Hiroji Yamashiro was released from a Japanese prison in March after a five-month incarceration related to his protest activities. ... “It was an illegal arrest, in which the government used its power to trample our protest,” said the spokesman, who added that protests conducted by ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
In Australia, six peace activists have been convicted of trespassing at a top-secret U.S. military base hidden in the Australian outback in a ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Tens of thousands of people turned out to protest in June 2016 after a U.S. base worker was arrested in connection with the killing of a local ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Ex-Marine denies intent to murder woman amid rising anti-U.S. base sentiment in Japan's Okinawa .... But it wasn't until in January this year that Tokyo and Washington signed a pact to effectively remove legal protection over some U.S. military base workers, aimed at deterring U.S. base-linked crimes in ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
Ex-US base worker denies murdering Japanese woman ... TOKYO: A former US military base employee has confessed to the deadly ... of land allotted for US bases in Japan even though it accounts for a fraction of the country's total area. ... Crimes by US personnel have long sparked protests on crowded ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The former U.S. base worker accused of ... triggered massive anti-American protests on an island where half of ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers
The latest move by the central government saw protests by locals opposed to Okinawa hosting the majority of U.S. bases in Japan. Protestors ... Active Shooter US Base Soldiers


 

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