A protest in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, on August 11, 2018, against the controversial relocation of a US airbase. Photo: Kyodo

Okinawa retracts approval of landfill work for US base transfer

Relocation plan was opposed by prefectures' former governor as well as residents angry over crimes and accidents involving US military personnel

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A protest in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, on August 11, 2018, against the controversial relocation of a US airbase. Photo: Kyodo
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