16.02 - 2008. Category: Archive 2008 Norwatch: Here the stolen goods are unloadedJinhui, 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 JinhuiThe 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.
14.01 - 2008. Category: Archive 2008 Videos of Greek phosphate shipment to New ZealandAnother Greek bulk vessel is participating in the plundering of stolen phosphates from occupied Western Sahara. Check out these videos made 14 January 2008 in New Zealand.
10.12 - 2007. Category: Archive 2007 This is Ballance Agri-NutrientsOne of the most important importers of phosphates from occupied Western Sahara is located in New Zealand. Check out their factory here.
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.
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.
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.
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.