Yearly Archives: 2000

Vieques – Okinawa Solidarity

http://www.thegully.com/essays/puertorico/000807pr_okin.html Vieques and Okinawa: Allies Against U.S. Troops by Toby Eglund AUGUST 7, 2000. As the U.S. Navy launches a second round of bombing exercises in the Puerto Rican island of Vieques, anti-Navy activists there are finding allies in Okinawa, Japan, where pacifist and environmental groups are renewing demands for a reduction of U.S. bases… Read more »

Okinawans protest crimes by US troops

Published on Thursday, July 13, 2000 in the Frankfurter Rundschau (Germany) Okinawans Outraged Over Crimes By Troops Of ‘Rogue Superpower America’ by Karl Grobe Bowing to Japanese concerns about a string of incidents involving American troops stationed on Okinawa, United States military authorities on the Japanese island have this week imposed an indefinite curfew and… Read more »

Wahiawa tries to eliminate prostitution

Monday, July 10, 2000 Wahiawa tries to eliminate prostitution A bill being considered would make it a prostitution-free zone By Pat Gee Star-Bulletin Police Sgt. Fay Tamura thinks streetwalkers will find it harder to do business in Wahiawa if the City Council passes a prostitution-free zone bill. But two Wahiawa pastors aren’t convinced, saying it… Read more »

Women and the U.S. Military in East Asia

Women and the U.S. Military in East Asia Volume 4, Number 9 March 1999 – revised July 2000 Written by Gwyn Kirk, Rachel Cornwell, and Margo Okazawa-Rey Editors: Tom Barry (IRC) and Martha Honey (IPS) Key Points Negative effects of U.S. militarism on women and children in East Asia include sexual exploitation, physical and sexual… Read more »

Gang-rape trial ends in prison term, probation

The accused rapists are members of the military-associated hip hop group/gang known as ABYSS. ABYSS <http://artists1.iuma.com/images/Band/hr-shape-E1EDEF.gif> http://artists.iuma.com/IUMA/Bands/Abyssmen/index-0.html ABYSS is a family comprised of fifteen (15) members. This includes eight (8) rappers (Masterful Shabbar, Pnal, Blac Mist, Gilla, Soul Sorcerer, Vonstar Killaton, Zodiac Killah, & A-Killah), A Production & Publishing team (Redbone Production & Publishing), Management… Read more »

The Role of National Missile Defense in the Environmental History of Alaska

Source: Peace Vision The Role of National Missile Defense in the Environmental History of Alaska Stacey Fritz, Northern Studies, University of Alaska Fairbanks Phi Alpha Theta Conference, April 2000 On the brink of the third millenium, America emerges as the world superpower and largely dictates the direction of international relations. Although the nuclear tension of… Read more »

Schofield soldier found guilty in pregnant wife’s murder

Friday, January 28, 2000 Schofield soldier found guilty in pregnant wife’s murder However, the military jury rejected the prosecution’s argument that the killing was premeditated By Gregg K. Kakesako Star-Bulletin A military jury has found a Schofield Barracks soldier guilty of the unpremeditated murder of his pregnant wife. Staff Sgt. Timothy Ward, 34, faces a… Read more »