Apr. 26 (Fri): Members of the Executive Committee of All Saitama Integrated Visited Us in front of the Gate / The US Military Vehicle Turned Over

(In Front of the Gate)
Twelve people in the morning and 48 at the peak rallied. Deliveries of 237 truckloads were made. Sixteen members of the Executive Committee of All Saitama Integrated visited us and told us that the will of Okinawa was so clearly shown that the construction should not be continued, and that it would have been stopped if it were in other prefecture.

(On the Sea in Oura Bay)
One boat and 6 canoes went out to reach K9, the first thing in the morning, to stop barges but could not reach in time. For a while, we monitored the situation and returned to K8 seawall, where no work was in progress. Protest activities were finished for the day by noon.

(Shiokawa Pier in Motobu Port)
No loading to cargo ships. The barge that left here fully loaded yesterday came back empty today and unloaded a shovel car.

(In Front of Ryukyu Cement Pier in Awa)
Truckloads of 624 were loaded to 3 cargo ships.

Eleven Environmental organizations and Mr. Teruya Kantoku, a member of the House of Representatives, demanded the Okinawa Defense Bureau to examine the cause of the death of dugong B and the dugong life in Okinawa, and to stop the construction until the examination report is complete. The Bureau chief, Mr. Tanaka Toshinori met us to receive our request.
In the afternoon, a middle sized US military trailer run through the center zone and the opposite lane of the Okinawa Expressway and fell onto a field near a residential area. Two US marine members who were driving got injured, but no other person nor vehicle were involved.

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