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Saturday, April 30, 2011

22,000 Okinawan Plaintiffs bring the third Kadena Noise Suit, largest class action in Japanese court history

Via Closethebase.org on April 28, 2011: 22,000 Plaintiffs bring the third Kadena Noise Suit, the largest class action in Japanese court history:
Some 22,000 residents living near the U.S. Kadena Air Base in Okinawa Prefecture filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking a ban on nighttime flights and a combined 44.6 billion yen in compensation from the Japanese government, arguing their health has been affected by aircraft noise.

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