Articles by Jon Mitchell

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Welsh journalist Jon Mitchell was awarded the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan Freedom of the Press Award for Lifetime Achievement for his reporting about human rights issues - including military contamination - on Okinawa. He is the author of Tsuiseki: Okinawa no Karehazai (Chasing Agent Orange on Okinawa) (Koubunken 2014) and is a visiting researcher at the International Peace Research Institute of Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo. Mitchell is an Asia-Pacific Journal contributing editor.

Okinawa: U.S. Marines Corps training lectures denigrate local residents, hide military crimes.
Contamination at Largest US Air Force Base in Asia: Kadena, Okinawa
FOIA Documents: Drunk US Marine’s 2015 dump of toxic foam among accidents polluting Okinawa water supply
What Lessons Can Vietnam teach Okinawa about U.S. Military Dioxin?
FOIA Documents Reveal Agent Orange Dioxin, Toxic Dumps, Fish Kills on Okinawa Base. Two Veterans Win Compensation, Many More Denied
Vietnam: Okinawa's Forgotten War
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On Okinawa, U.S. Marines raise tensions with accusations and arrests of peace campaigners
The Secret History of Cannabis in Japan
Military Contamination on Okinawa: PCBs and Agent Orange at Kadena Air Base
Okinawa - The Pentagon’s Toxic Junk Heap of the Pacific
Okinawa Dumpsite Offers Proof of Agent Orange: Experts Say
Oliver Stone on Okinawa - The Untold Story
Nuchi Du Takara, Okinawan Resistance and the Battle for Henoko Bay
281_Anti Nuke: The Japanese street artist taking on Tokyo, TEPCO and the nation’s right-wing extremists 281_Anti Nuke
“Deny, deny until all the veterans die” - Pentagon investigation into Agent Orange on Okinawa
Operation Red Hat: Chemical weapons and the Pentagon smokescreen on Okinawa
“Herbicide Stockpile” at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa: 1971 U.S. Army report on Agent Orange
Were U.S marines used as guinea pigs on Okinawa?
Agent Orange on Okinawa - The Smoking Gun: U.S. army report, photographs show 25,000 barrels on island in early ‘70s
“Seconds Away From Midnight”: U.S. Nuclear Missile Pioneers on Okinawa Break Fifty Year Silence on a Hidden Nuclear Crisis of 1962 -- −−196250
Agent Orange at Okinawa's Futenma Base in 1980s1980
U.S. Veteran Exposes Pentagon’s Denials of Agent Orange Use on Okinawa
U.S. Vets Win Payouts Over Agent Orange Use on Okinawa
Agent Orange on Okinawa: Buried Evidence?−−?• Japanese translation is available
Agent Orange on Okinawa - New Evidence−− •Japanese translation available
US Military Defoliants on Okinawa: Agent Orange−− •Japanese translation is available
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Beggars' Belief: The Farmers' Resistance Movement on Iejima Island, Okinawa——
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Okinawan Leaders Carry Osprey Protest to Tokyo
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Campaign to prevent the next Battle of Okinawa
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U.S. Military Parents on Okinawa Demand Truth About Toxic Contamination Near Base Schools
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All Agent Orange Ingredients Unearthed at U.S. Military Dumpsite on Okinawa