Protests in Okinawa against US airbase

Thousands of people protested in Okinawa against the relocation of the controversial US marine Futenma airbase. Rather than relocation, demonstrators are demanding complete removal of the base.

Advice For Travellers

Although this demonstration was apparently peaceful, travellers should be cautious and avoid all public and political gatherings since they may become violent without notice.

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