Because they are not enemies.

Jinshiro Motoyama



The young man who has made a hunger strike calling for the implementation of a prefectural vote over the Henoko landfill, says that "even though the opinions conflict, there is no need to quarrel also in other places." The relationship is multi-layered everywhere. He was able to talk with the supporters directly. There was a common feeling that they would like to end the division and think about the future of Okinawa there. From Satoru Ishido's report, "Okinawa Rhapsody" ("News Week Japan Edition" February 26 issue).


"March 28  2019

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"