Hiroji Yamashiro rallying protesters outside the US military’s Camp Schwab in Nago, Okinawa. Photo: Kyodo

Meet the ‘rough country boy’ standing up to US base plans in Japan

Deep-seated opposition to a US military presence in Okinawa, growing in lockstep with plans to expand Camp Schwab, is led by a man who has proven he will give up freedom to fight what he sees as oppression

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Hiroji Yamashiro rallying protesters outside the US military’s Camp Schwab in Nago, Okinawa. Photo: Kyodo
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