09 June 2017

News Story: Okinawa Gov. Onaga announces suit vs. Japan gov't to halt Henoko base

Map showing location of the existing & future US Marine Air Station
NAHA -- Okinawa Prefecture will file suit against the Japanese government as early as July to stop construction of a U.S. Marine facility in the Henoko district of the prefectural city of Nago, Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga announced at a June 7 news conference here.

The move is the latest step in the battle over the relocation of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma within the prefecture, which Onaga is dead-set against.

Read the full story at The Mainichi