Resisting U.S. Bases in Okinawa Despite intense crackdowns, activists on the Japanese island of Okinawa continue to resist the construction of new U.S. military bases.

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They come in kayaks and canoes to protect the bay, maintain a tent city on the beach, and hold candlelight vigils. From posters to marches, songs, and a petition expressing international solidarity, Okinawan residents have left no question about their fierce opposition to construction of a new military base for the U.S. Marines on their island.

Overriding these emphatic voices, the Japanese and United States governments have begun work on a new facility at the Nago City site of Henoko—initiating offshore drilling, tearing down buildings, and bringing in construction supplies. Read more…

KAISA KA Stands with Okinawan Women in Denouncing Rape by US Military Personnel

(Unity of Women for Freedom– Philippines)

Kaisa Ka National Office: # 22-A Domingo Guevarra St. Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City, Philippines 1501

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Press Statement
October 23, 2012
Contact Person: Atty. Virginia Suarez-Pinlac #639209190267

KAISA KA Stands with Okinawan Women in Denouncing Rape by US Military Personnel

KAISA KA, a transformational, multi-sector women’s organization in the Philippines is enraged by another rape committed by two US servicemen against a Japanese woman in Okinawa, October 16 this year. It is sending the victim its sincere sympathies. Its members stand in solidarity with all the Okinawan and Japanese women who have been opposing US militarism and abuse. Read more…



by Jesús Dávila

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, October 12th, 2012 (NCM) – The Strategy Research Project of the U.S. Army War College has, since the year 2011, a plan to reestablish the naval, air and land bases in Puerto Rico with the manifest usefulness of bolstering the U.S. hegemony in the Caribbean and specifically influence political changes in Cuba.
This will be a huge regional victory for the U.S.” affirmed Lieutenant Colonel Lalo Medina, whose proposal is based on choosing annexation (statehood) for Puerto Rico as a state of the Union and to take advantage of the circumstances created by the process for the resurgence of this island nation in the northeastern Caribbean as a military bastion.  Read more…