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20.06 - 2010.   Category: Archive 2010
Busy imports to New Zealand from the occupied territoryic_lyttleton_20.06.2010_510.jpgTwo vessels have this week-end been offloading phosphates in New Zealand originating from occupied Western Sahara. Today, one of the ships is offloading the valuable product at the harbour of Northport.
19.04 - 2010.   Category: Archive 2010
Canadian plunder vessel arriving NZ todayic_csl_610.jpgToday, a vessel owned by the Canadian CSL Group arrives New Zealand with phosphates from occupied Western Sahara.
22.06 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Unethical Kiwi firms keep straight aheadic_ballance8_610.jpgDespite protests, the New Zealand fertilizer companies Ravensdown and Ballance Agri-Nutrients keep up their unethical imports of phosphates from occupied Western Sahara. Ballance received a shipment last month, while Ravensdown is expecting its next cargo mid-July.
27.04 - 2009.   Category: Countries
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09.02 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
BAN confirms long-term contractic_ballance_board_610.jpgThe New Zealand fertilizer producer confirms that they have a long term delivery contract with Moroccan state phosphate company OCP. The highly unethical agreement was signed in 1999.
28.12 - 2008.   Category: Archive 2008
Conflict Diamondic_white_diamond5_3940_610.jpgThe New Zealand company Ballance Agri-Nutrients has again bought phosphate rock from a Moroccan state phosphate company in occupied Western Sahara. The shipment arrived 3 December 2008, on the Israeli managed vessel 'White Diamond'.
25.10 - 2008.   Category: Archive 2008
Two vessels on their way to New ZealandTwo bulk vessels filled with phosphates from occupied Western Sahara are within the next weeks arriving New Zealand.
17.07 - 2008.   Category: Archive 2008
WSRW awaiting answers from New ZealandWhen representatives of the New Zealand government visited Morocco in January, Western Sahara Resource Watch sent 5 questions to the New Zealand government regarding how the government views trade with occupied Western Sahara. 5 months later, we are still waiting for an answer.
03.07 - 2008.   Category: Archive 2008
Ballance Agri-Nutrients into politicsic_ballance_visit_boucraa_610.jpgOne of the 2 importers of Western Sahara phosphates to New Zealand, Ballance Agri-Nutrients, have taken a political position in the question of Western Sahara. To the contrary of all states in the world, Ballance believes that Western Sahara is part of Morocco.
20.06 - 2008.   Category: Archive 2008
29 parliamentarians protest unethical phosphate shipment from W.Saharaic_simge_askoy_610.jpgPRESS RELEASE: 29 parliamentarians from UK, Norway and New Zealand this morning sent a letter to the shipping company Gearbulk, urging the company to stop their phosphate shipments from occupied Western Sahara.
10.06 - 2008.   Category: Archive 2008
About the Gearbulk shipments and the 'Simge Aksoy' bulk vesselic_northport_sigme_610.jpgRead more about Gearbulk's involvement in Western Sahara, and the vessel 'Simge Aksoy here. As of June 2008, the vessel can have transported phosphates from Western Sahara for more than 200,000 million US dollars.
19.05 - 2008.   Category: Archive 2008
New Zealand’s illegal trade in North Africa"For now, and unlike its stance on East Timor, New Zealand prefers to cut deals with the occupying power that has long been denying the right of Africa’s last colony to full self determination under the UN Charter. " Read article by Scoop journalist Gordon Campbell on the New Zealand participation in the Western Sahara resource plundering.
16.02 - 2008.   Category: Archive 2008
Norwatch: Here the stolen goods are unloadedic_jin_cheng1_610.jpgJinhui, the Oslo Stock Exchange-registered dry bulk shipping company, will tomorrow unload its last tons of controversial phosphate in New Zealand. The phosphate originates from occupied Western Sahara and has been shipped out of the country despite advice to the contrary from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Norwatch has got photos and video footage of the unloading.
08.02 - 2008.   Category: Archive 2008
War profiteer Jinhuiic_jin_cheng_610.jpgThe Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara has for the fist time discovered that a shipping company registered at the Oslo Stock Exchange is transporting phosphate from Western Sahara.  Press release, 6th of February 2008.

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Morocco occupies the major part of its neighbouring country, Western Sahara. Entering into business deals with Moroccan companies or authorities in the occupied territories gives an impression of political legitimacy to the occupation. It also gives job opportunities to Moroccan settlers and income to the Moroccan government. Western Sahara Resource Watch demands foreign companies leave Western Sahara until a solution to the conflict is found.
Stand up for the Gdeim Izik 25!


Leading activists from Western Sahara are condemned to sentences ranging from 20 years to life imprisonment in connection to a mass protest in 2010 denouncing the Saharawi people’s social and economic marginalization in their occupied land; the Gdeim Izik protest camp.
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Report: Moroccan green energy used for plunder


At COP22, beware of what you read about Morocco’s renewable energy efforts. An increasing part of the projects take place in the occupied territory of Western Sahara and is used for mineral plunder, new WSRW report documents.
The Western Sahara oil curse


Big oil’s interest in occupied Western Sahara has taken a dramatic turn for the worse. Some companies are now drilling, in complete disregard of international law and the Saharawi people’s rights. Here’s what you need to know. News Archive 2017 News Archive 2016 News Archive 2015 News Archive 2014 News Archive 2013 News Archive 2012 News Archive 2011 News Archive 2010 News Archive 2009 News Archive 2008 News Archive 2007 News Archive 2004-2006

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