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Thousands in Japan Rally Against US Base on Okinawa

Thousands of people surrounded Japan's parliament on Sunday to protest against government plans to relocate a U.S. military base on Okinawa island, local media reported. Kyodo news agency said some 28,000 protesters had ringed parliament house in central Tokyo, holding hands and shouting: "Don't build the base". Hundreds more held similar protests across the country, it also reported. Okinawa was the site of Japan's only land battles in World War II and many...

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