A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on December 15, 2018.
In mid-2018, Okinawa’s anti-base movement faces a crisis. The struggle to resist construction of a US military base in Nago City’s Henoko district has never been easy. It confronts two governments, Japan and the United States, that deploy all instruments of state power–police, propaganda, intervening in local elections—to get their way.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on March 14, 2018.