Military Sexual Assault
May 20, 2010 IAVA’s Jennifer Hunt Testifies on “Healing the Wounds: Evaluating Military Sexual Trauma”
Rape in the Military PBS NOW, June 23, 2008
Female Veterans Seek Treatment for Sexual Assault ABC News, October 31, 2007
Military Sexual Trauma PBS NOW, September 7, 2007
Issues in Okinawa and Japan
Yankee Go Home!
ABC Australia takes a look at local resentment of the US military presence in Okinawa.
This valuable archive looks back over the strained relationship between the two groups in this Southern Japanese island. Many Okinawans resent the US army presence and the pollution. The governor complains: “We cannot use our own land. We cannot use our own sky.”
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Boot the Bases
SBS | Dateline
May 10, 2010
Recently 90,000 protestors declared that US bases are no longer welcome on the island of Okinawa. If the voices of dissent continue, Japan and the US face a serious blow to their 50 year relationship.
Video Journalist Adrian Brown of SDS | Dateline provides a detailed overview of the situation in Okinawa that has been absent from most American televisions.
To find out more about Adrian Brown’s report or to read the transcript of the
SDS | Dateline feature, Japan’s Other Voices — Boot the Bases, click here.
Reporting and Activism
April 26, 2010 Fued Over Okinawa CNN
April 26, 2010 — Okinawa Protest against US base PressTV
April 26, 2010 Okinawa v Obama The Alyona Show on YouTube
Alyona discusses the rising tensions with John Feffer from the Institute for Policy Studies who works in coordination with the Japan-U.S. Citizens for Okinawa Network.
April 26, 2010 — Washington D.C protest of a new US military base in Okinawa (Japan)
● For more information about the base issue in Japan:
October 22, 2009 Japanese Want U.S. Military Out Of Japan PBS World Focus
May 12, 2007 — Protest at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa Japan.