Okinawa Women Act Against Military Violence (OWAAMV)

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Okinawa Women Act Against Military Violence: Statement of protest against the sexual assault on an Okinawan woman by a US Marine Corps serviceman, and demand for withdrawal of US Military Forces

Monday, August 20, 2012
  We, residents of Okinawa, and women of Okinawa, who have long suffered from imposition of US military bases and troops on this island, are deeply shocked and outraged over the sexual assault on the woman, resulting in injury, which happened at 4:30 AM on August 18.   The offender, a US marine, knocked the woman down on the street as she was on her way home, and assaulted her. ...