Pax Christi USA signs petition asking the US to cancel new military base in Okinawa

 

Leading scholars, peace advocates and artists from the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia released a statement opposing the construction of the new U.S. Marine base at Henoko, Okinawa, planned by the US and Japanese governments as a replacement facility of Futenma airbase located in the middle of Ginowan City. Their statement urges “support for the people of Okinawa in their struggle for peace, dignity, human rights, and protection of the environment.”

 

Pax Christi USA has signed onto this statement condemning the building of a new Marine base in Okinawa, Japan.

 

Read the entire statement and press release here.

Sign the petition by clicking here.