Reference News Network reported on January 8 that the Japanese media said that on January 7, dozens of people gathered in front of the White House in Washington, DC, to hold a rally, demanding that the US government stop the reclamation of the ancient coastal area of the Nago, Japan. Homework. 30 to 40 people gathered on the day, and banners and placards shouted to stop the construction of the base.
According to the report of the Japanese Kyodo News on January 8, the Japanese-inspired artist Robert Sugawara was hosted. He stressed: The land reclamation is still advancing and the situation is urgent. At least the land reclamation should be stopped before the county people vote, giving the county people the opportunity to choose.
Sugawara carried out a campaign to stop reclamation before the vote of the prefecture on the White House electronic signature petition website. As of the 7th, more than 195,000 people were signed, and the White House is expected to respond.
This signature has been supported by more and more celebrities in Japan and abroad. British rock band Queen's guitarist, astronomer Brian May and the funny combination Woman Rush Hour member of the village of Daisuke and others called for people to sign.
According to the report of the NHK website of the Japan Broadcasting Association on January 8, the Japanese-Americans launched a signature campaign in the United States around the relocation of the U.S. military's Futenma base in Okinawa, demanding that the U.S. government stop the Nagoya ancient city to reclaim the sea. Ground engineering.
According to the relevant US system, the White House accepts signatures from the public to the government through the website. From December 8, 2018, Japanese-Americans initiated a signature campaign on the relocation of the U.S. military's Futenma base in Okinawa, demanding that they stop at the name. The reclamation project was carried out in the ancient coastal area of the city.
On January 7th, a month has passed since the launch of the signature event. About 40 people from the event sponsors held a rally in front of the White House and said that the number of signatures so far has exceeded 190,000, if within one month. With more than 100,000 signatures, the White House will respond. Participants at the rally pointed out that US President Trump should immediately respond to calls for land reclamation. Robert pointed out that at least the land reclamation project should be stopped before the Okinawa people indicated their willingness to vote at least on the 24th of next month.
The report said that, however, this signature system was established during the administration of former US President Barack Obama, and it is difficult to predict what kind of response the Trump administration will make.