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19.07 - 2018.   Category: News
Fishmeal from occupied Western Sahara now being unloaded in Germany
A consignment of 3000 tonnes of fishmeal that was loaded in occupied Western Sahara is at present being unloaded in the port of Bremen, Germany. "How does this fit with the ECJ judgment on trade with Western Sahara?", WSRW asks.
07.07 - 2018.   Category: News
Boujdour Offshore Shallow 3D study concludedic_akademikprimakov_20.03.2018_610.jpgThe Moroccan government undertook a 1002 Km² seismic study offshore occupied Western Sahara in the first part of 2018.
06.07 - 2018.   Category: News
Swedish government pension fund engaged with GlencoreThe Council on Ethics of the Swedish government pension fund explains in its latest annual report for 2017 that it had engaged in a dialogue with Glencore regarding Western Sahara – and that this dialogue now is finished.

20.03 - 2018.   Category: News archive
Does OPEC consider Western Sahara to be part of Morocco?ic_bgp_610.jpgWSRW has today sent a letter to OPEC, asking the organisation to clarify its position on Western Sahara following its press release on the controversial Crans Montana Forum conference which OPEC claims takes place in "Dakhla, Morocco".
06.03 - 2018.   Category: Archive 2018
Kosmos Energy maintains propaganda site after Western Sahara exitic_westernsaharaoil_610.jpgKosmos Energy has decided to keep their website defending Western Sahara oil search - even after they have left the territory.
28.02 - 2018.   Category: Archive 2018
Bermuda shipping company drops Western Saharaic_goldenkeen_610.jpgGolden Ocean regrets shipment of phosphates from Western Sahara and changes future contracts to avoid new transports from the occupied territory.
23.02 - 2018.   Category: Archive 2018
EU Member States disagree over toxic fertilizersic_bulk_saturn_june_2007_tauranga2_610.jpgThe European Parliament has voted to rein in toxic fertilizers that are high in carcinogene heavy metals. Morocco stands to lose a major market for its high in cadmium fertilizer products, which it exports also from occupied Western Sahara.
08.02 - 2018.   Category: Archive 2018
Studies continue on Kosmos Energy's blockic_shannon_07.02.2018_610.jpgIs Kosmos Energy undertaking a last survey on the Boujdour Maritime licence before it waves goodbye to occupied Western Sahara? Or has an unknown company taken over the licence? Last week, seabed petroleum surveys started at the place where Kosmos drilled in 2014.
07.02 - 2018.   Category: Archive 2018
Kosmos and Cairn have pulled out of Western Saharaic_6474zaragoza_1_610_200.jpg17 years of US private company engagement in exploring the oil potential of Western Sahara has come to an end.
02.02 - 2018.   Category: Archive 2018
Siemens fails to respond Western Sahara question at AGMic_khadja_siemens_610.jpgWhy did you not seek permission from my people?, a Saharawi refugee asked at Siemens AGM. Company fails to answer questions why it operates on occupied land.
23.01 - 2018.   Category: Archive 2018
Glencore has left occupied Western Saharaic_glencore_610.jpgThe final assets that Glencore held in oil exploration in occupied Western Sahara have been sold.
21.11 - 2017.   Category: Archive 2017
Paradise Papers: New light on Glencore structureic_glencore_610.jpgFresh leaks from international tax-havens provide more information about who is behind the Glencore oil operations in occupied Western Sahara.
26.10 - 2017.   Category: Archive 2017
Kosmos surveying oil potential near Dakhla again?ic_2017.10.25_dongfang_kantan_no._1_610x200.jpgOver the past 24 hours, WSRW has observed a resumed seabed exploration north of Dakhla, in the block operated by American oil company Kosmos Energy in collaboration with Scotland's Cairn Energy.
11.10 - 2017.   Category: Archive 2017
Wärtsilä to build power plant in occupied Western Saharaic_wartsila.jpgFinnish energy company Wärtsilä has struck a deal with the Moroccan government to supply a power plant to Dakhla - a town located well outside of Morocco, and inside occupied Western Sahara.
02.07 - 2017.   Category: Archive 2017
New Chinese interest in oil search in occupied Western Sahara?ic_8666sanleonfoto_610.jpgThe private owned Chinese company China Great United Petroleum (Holding) Limited could be close to taking over controversial rights to onshore oil exploration in occupied Western Sahara.

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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.
EU Court cases on Western Sahara for dummies

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It's not easy keeping up with all the different legal proceedings relating to Western Sahara. For the sake of clarity, here's an overview of the five different cases at the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Stand up for the Gdeim Izik 25!

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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.
Support Western Sahara Resource Watch

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Help us to protect the natural resources of Western Sahara for the Saharawi people. Support our work by making a donation.
Report: Moroccan green energy used for plunder

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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.

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