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Japanese officials say buoys are being floated off the southernmost island of Okinawa in one of the first steps in the relocation ...
of an American military base. Protests against the bases have been going on for decades. (Aug. 14)
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SHOTLIST:TV TOKYO - NO ACCESS JAPAN/CLEARED FOR INTERNET USE, EXCEPT BY JAPANESE WEBSITES / BBC WORLD, CNNI, NBC, CNBC MUST ON-SCREEN COURTESY 'TV TOKYO' IF PICTURES TO BE SHOWN ON CABLE, COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE IN JAPANOkinawa, Japan - August 14, 20141. Zoom in on Japanese Coast Guard ship at sea patrolling area 2. On-sea protest against US military base relocating to Okinawa 3. Close of US soldiers at Cam Schwab, the existing US base to be annexed to the newly built base standing by tank, zooms out to protesters on beach pointing at protesters at sea4. Various of Japanese Defence Ministry military boats at sea patrolling and protesters paddling on boats 5. Pan of protesters chanting at gates to base6. Various of protesters chanting (in Japanese): "No to the construction"7. SOUNDBITE (Japanese) Vox Pop, no name given, Protester:"We cannot tolerate this. We won't let them build a base for our children. I am working hard for it." 8. SOUNDBITE (Japanese) Vox Pop, no name given, Protester:"There is no way we will accept this." 9. Truck entering construction site as protesters chant (in Japanese): "Go home" 10. Various of protest11. Aerial shot of the area where US base is being relocated toSTORYLINE:Japanese officials say buoys are being floated off the southernmost island of Okinawa in one of the first steps in the relocation of an American military base. The buoys define the area where the construction will begin on a facility in coastal Henoko that will house the Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, which will be relocated from a crowded residential area of Okinawa. Okinawa houses the majority of U.S. troops in Japan. Protests against the bases have been going on for decades. The Japanese Defense Ministry says placing of buoys began Thursday. The mayor of Nago, where Henoko is located, issued a statement protesting the move. Many people on Okinawa, including Nago's mayor, want Futenma moved completely off the island.TV showed protesters on boats being blocked by patrol boats.