Posts Tagged: Movements and Resistance

Vieques Residents Alarmed by Depleted Uranium Reports

Published on Tuesday, January 30, 2001 by Inter Press Service Vieques Residents Alarmed by Depleted Uranium Reports by Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero Residents of the island-town of Vieques are alarmed and angered by the United States military’s use of depleted uranium (DU) ammunition in a firing range located next to a civilian area. Since 1941, Vieques has… Read more »

Vieques – Okinawa Solidarity 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 »

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 »