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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.
15.12 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Siemens and Enel to construct wind farms on occupied landic_22_610_200.jpgDanish-German Siemens Wind Power and Italian Enel Green Power have won the tender to construct five wind farms in Morocco. Only, two of planned farms are located outside of Morocco, and inside occupied Western Sahara. WSRW had warned them from taking part in the tender.
18.11 - 2013.   Category: Archive 2013
Saharawis protest against illegal exploitation of their occupied landic_9_610_200.jpgOn Sunday 17 November, dozens of Saharawis took to the streets of El Aaiun to protest against the involvement of Total, Siemens and the EU in the illegal exploitation of their occupied country's natural resources.
23.09 - 2013.   Category: Archive 2013
Moroccan King's windfarm in occupied land now carbon credited approvedic_eem_siemens1_610.jpgOne year ago, a wind farm project that Morocco is undertaking in occupied Western Sahara was turned down when seeking to obtain UN-sponsored carbon credits. Now, that same project has been approved by another, private credit issuing agency.
06.08 - 2013.   Category: Archive 2013
Wind energy companies silent on controversial plansIn early July, WSRW contacted the energy companies that are pre-qualified to build windmills in occupied Western Sahara. The response has been meager.
03.07 - 2013.   Category: Archive 2013
16 firms prequalified to construct wind farms in Western Saharaic_wind_mill_moroccan_flag.jpgThe Moroccan government's plans to develop wind farms in occupied Western Sahara have drawn the interest of 16 international companies.
12.04 - 2013.   Category: Archive 2013
CDM refuses early denials of Sahara projectsic_siemens_windmills.jpgThe Clean Development Mechanism insists on following normal approval procedures regarding Morocco's for projects in Western Sahara.
05.03 - 2013.   Category: Archive 2013
Siemens starting up controversial wind project on occupied landic_22_610_200.jpgDespite ongoing protest, German multinational Siemens is currently in the process of shipping windmill parts to El Aaiun, occupied Western Sahara. The company is partnering with the same royal family that brutally occupied the territory.
18.02 - 2013.   Category: Archive 2013
Stop Siemens in occupied Western Sahara!
19.11 - 2012.   Category: Archive 2012
Conflict solar plan through Western Sahara is shakingic_desertec_200.jpgThe controversial 'Desertec' solar energy project, which was planned to cross the occupied territory of Western Sahara, might not be carried out due to lack of funds.
13.08 - 2012.   Category: Archive 2012
Swedish MPs warn of Moroccan misuse of UN climate moneySpokespersons of two Swedish political parties urge the Swedish government to ensure that Morocco does not misuse the UN climate mechanism CDM to uphold the occupation of Western Sahara.
25.07 - 2012.   Category: News
Sounds Alarm about Environmental Projects on Occupied LandSeveral Moroccan environmental projects in occupied Western Sahara are being considered by the UN. Published in Norwegian news service Bistandsaktuelt, 17 July 2012.

23.07 - 2012.   Category: Archive 2012
Moroccan King’s windfarm project on occupied land gets thumbs downic_c9e1wind_farms_610.jpgNorwegian company DNV, certified by the UN Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to evaluate projects seeking CDM-funding, has issued a negative opinion on the Moroccan King’s envisioned windfarm project in occupied Western Sahara – precisely for taking place in a politically controversial area.

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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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