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01.09 - 2017.   Category: News
Saharawi organisations slam EU over trade talks with Moroccoic_smara_14.04.2016_610.jpg"Seeking to circumvent the ECJ’s ruling, directly challenges the credibility of the EU, and significantly damages the potential for progress through the UN-led negotiation process", Saharawi groups qualify the EU's talks with Morocco regarding Western Sahara trade, in their letter to the EU's Foreign Affairs Chief.
10.07 - 2017.   Category: News
Siemens inconsistently supporting occupationsic_siemens42_609.jpgWhile the German industrial mastodon has no problems in delivering turbines to the area of Western Sahara that is under Moroccan occupation, it goes out of its way to distance itself from similar deliveries to Crimea.
05.05 - 2017.   Category: Archive 2017
Enel considers involvement in occupied Western Sahara non-politicalic_siemens_enel_610x200.jpgThe Italian renewable energy corporation Enel Green Energy evades questions by civil society about its operations on occupied land.
03.03 - 2017.   Category: Archive 2017
The Vigeo Eiris shock: from ethics to occupationic_vigeoeiris_b_610.jpgThe UK-French company Vigeo Eiris advising investors on the occupations of Palestine and Crimea is facilitating the Moroccan government’s energy projects in occupied Western Sahara. The ethical investor community is baffled. Read all here.
13.02 - 2017.   Category: Archive 2017
Siemens dodges questions on Saharawi consent
Why does Siemens not seek the consent of the Saharawis to operate on their land? At the company's Annual Shareholders Meeting, the company failed to answer.

02.02 - 2017.   Category: Archive 2017
EU looks to avoid energy imports from Western Saharaic_miguel-arias-canete.jpgThe European Commission recognizes the importance of respecting "the separate and distinct status of the territory of Western Sahara" when considering energy imports from Morocco.
09.11 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
UNFCCC seeks answers from Morocco on parliamentarian expulsionA spokesman for UNFCCC told media that it has requested answer from the organisers of COP22 on why they kicked out the vice-president of the PanAfrican-Parliament.
07.11 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Moroccan Foreign Affairs Minister namedrops invasion at COP22 openingic_mezouar_610.jpgMorocco's minister of foreign affairs - as expected - today propagated about his country's occupation of Western Sahara during the opening statement of COP22.
07.11 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Expelled:African Parliament vice-president denied taking part in COP22ic_beirouk_610.jpgThe vice-president of the Panafrican Parliament, Suelma Beirouk, was to attend COP22, but is now being held by Moroccan police. Morocco has occupied her homeland Western Sahara - and illegally built windmills on it.
06.11 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Here are the people Siemens doesn't bother to talk toic_siemens_1543_610.jpgToday, refugees from Western Sahara organised a demonstration against the energy companies Siemens and Enel. The two companies refuse to follow UN demands of seeking Saharawi consent as they are building windmills for Morocco on their occupied homeland.
04.11 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Moroccan king's "green" company silent on human rights ic_smara_14.04.2016_610.jpgNareva, the wind company of the King of Morocco, fails to answer questions on human rights by the international Business and Human Rights Center, in a study published yesterday.
03.11 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Here is the "phosphate windmill park" ic_siemens_foumeloued.jpgThere is little renewable in the operations of the Siemens run wind park in occupied Western Sahara. See the mills that supply the Moroccan illegal mining here, in partnership with the Moroccan king.
02.11 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Former UN Legal Counsel slams Morocco’s wind projects ic_22_610_200.jpgThe ex-UN Legal Counsel, who in 2002 wrote an important opinion for the UN Security Council on resources in Western Sahara, says that Siemens are on thin ice when building wind parks in Western Sahara.
02.11 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Report: Moroccan green energy used for plunderic_poweringplunder_eng_610.jpgAt 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.
28.09 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Saharawi refugees protesting Siemens in occupied Western Saharaic_siemens42_609.jpgYesterday, Saharawis gathered to protest Siemens, which is developing the energy infrastructure in Western Sahara for the Moroccan government.

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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!

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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.
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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.
The Western Sahara oil curse

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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.

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