November 16 According to the Japanese “Oriental News” report, recently, U.S. military personnel stationed in Okinawa, Japan frequently committed illegal and criminal incidents, triggering local protests. From October 25th local time to November 12th local time, a total of 14 illegal cases occurred in the US military stationed in Okinawa, and people were arrested one after another.
According to reports, in the two weeks from October 25th to November 8th, 13 U.S. military personnel were arrested in Okinawa.
It is said that in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19, US military personnel in Okinawa are currently prohibited from entering the city of Naha in Okinawa. But three of the above-mentioned cases happened precisely in this city. For this reason, the local government of Okinawa Prefecture protested to the US military for two consecutive days on November 12 and 13.
According to reports, on the evening of November 12, shortly after the protest, another US soldier drove while drunk and caused a traffic accident. The investigation found that the alcohol content in the breath of the drunk driving soldier was nearly 5 times the normal value