Tyrone Hadnott, the Marine accused of raping a local 14-year-old school girl while stationed at Camp Foster in Okinawa, Japan, has been convicted by a U.S. court martial of "abusive sexual contact" and sentenced to four years in prison. The Japanese courts decided not to pursue the case after the teenage girl, who was… » 5/16/08 9:45am 5/16/08 9:45am

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Four Marines have been court-martialed for their participation in the rape of a Japanese girl. These servicemen are not to be confused with Tyrone Hadnott, the Marine accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Okinawa. These Marines are being punished for an entirely different rape that took place last year… » 3/06/08 1:45pm 3/06/08 1:45pm

During a state visit to Japan yesterday, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice apologized to Japanese officials over the alleged rape of a 14-year-old Okinawa girl by a U.S. Marine. "We certainly hope that there will not be lasting effects; [our friendship with Japan is] a longstanding and strong alliance," Rice said. "Our… » 2/28/08 10:45am 2/28/08 10:45am

Yet another rape charge has been leveled against a soldier at Camp Courtney in Okinawa, Japan. The newest allegation comes from a Filipino woman who says she was assaulted by an American serviceman at an Okinawa hotel earlier this month. The news comes at a time when Okinawans are already protesting outside Camp… » 2/21/08 9:45am 2/21/08 9:45am

Okinawan Women Will Not Go Quietly Over Rape Of Young Girl

Remember the story of U.S. Marine Tyrone Hadnott, the 38-year-old stationed in Okinawa, Japan, who was accused of raping a local schoolgirl? Well, Okinawans are not taking this incident lightly: hundreds (many of them women) have been protesting across the island, and their anger was further inflamed this past weekend… » 2/20/08 9:30am 2/20/08 9:30am