Free Okinawa

Timeline created by JusitnH
  • 1995 Okinawa Rape Incident

    Three marines raped an elementary school girl. This led to a huge gathering of prefectural residents in October 1995, with 85,000 residents participating.
  • High school girl was run down

    A high school girl was run down and killed by a drunken US marine
  • Rape case by a US airman

    Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy B. raped a 20-year-old woman in a parking lot outside a popular Okinawa nightclub June 29. Later convicted and sentenced to 32 months in prision.
  • Attempted rape case by a US lieutenant

    U.S. Marine Corps Major Michael Brown accused of rape by a Filipina bartender in Okinawa, Japan. She accused Brown of attempting to rape her and throwing her cell phone into a nearby river. The victim later recanted her testimony, though prosecutors presented evidence that she had received a cash payment just Michael Brown Okinawa assault incident
  • US marine in Okinawa raped a woman

    Marine Military Police turned over to Japanese police a 21-year-old lance corporal, Jose Torres, for breaking a 19-year-old woman's nose and raping her
  • US airman in Okinawa indecent assault

    A drunken air force staff sergeant molested a 10-year-old Okinawan girl on her way to Sunday school. He at first claimed to be innocent, but then police found a photo of the girl's nude torso on his cell phone.
  • US marine was suspected in the assault

    In February 2008, a U.S. Marine sergeant was charged with raping a 14-year-old middle school girl in Okinawa. The sergeant claimed he forced the girl down and kissed her but never raped her. The charges were eventually dropped.
  • Two US sailors accused of Okinawa rape

    The two men, identified as 23-year-old sailors, were detained by police on the southern island on Tuesday.