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31.07 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
The oil map is changing in occupied Western Saharaic_onhym_june2016.jpgKosmos and Cairn have renewed their licence - but did San Leon Energy abandon one of its licences? A new map from ONHYM suggests changes to the highly controversial oil exploration in the occupied territory.
18.07 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Kosmos cites political arguments to operate in Western Saharaic_6474zaragoza_1_610_200.jpgKosmos gives geopolitical arguments to operate in occupied Western Sahara, while Cairn Energy refuses to answer why it operates in what they call "Morocco". WSRW has sought clarifications from the duo.
28.06 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
World's largest wealth fund drops Cairn and Kosmos over Western Saharaic_norges_bank.jpgNorway's sovereign wealth fund has today announced it has excluded Kosmos Energy and Cairn Energy from its portfolios because of their oil search in Western Sahara. Approx. 54 million dollars of shares were sold.
27.06 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Wave of divestments over Western Saharaic_novigrad_610.jpgIn recent months, several investment firms have relinquished their interests in companies that are involved in the natural resource exploitation of occupied Western Sahara. Here are 21 of them.
23.06 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Check out Cairn Energy's geography failuresic_cairn2013_610.jpgCairn Energy consistently includes occupied Western Sahara as part of Morocco.
18.04 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Cairn and Kosmos applying for new license in occupied Western Saharaic_cairn_go_away.jpgScotland's Cairn Energy states that its joint venture with American firm Kosmos Energy has dropped the oil exploration licence in occupied Western Sahara, but ... that it is now reapplying for part of the very same area.

25.03 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Norwegian investor excluded Total due to Western Sahara involvementic_saharawi_women_protest_total_kosmos_agrium_610_200.jpgThe Norwegian insurance company Storebrand has blacklisted both phosphate and oil companies involved in occupied Western Sahara. Among them are the French company Total, which are now back in from the cold after they withdrew from the territory.
18.02 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
African Union Council condemns exploitation Saharawi resourcesic_atwoodachiever_namibia16_610.jpg"A hostile act likely to perpetuate the conflict and colonialism in Western Sahara". The Peace and Security Council of the African Union reiterates its position on the illegal exploitaiton of Western Sahara's natural resources.
22.01 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Luxembourg pension fund bins Kosmos and Cairn over Western Saharaic_6474zaragoza_1_610_200.jpgThe Luxembourg government fund has blacklisted the American oil company Kosmos Energy and its Scottish partner Cairn Energy due to "association to illegal exploitation of natural resources (Western Sahara)".
21.12 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Total has left occupied Western Saharaic_total_610.jpgThe French multinational oil company has announced that it is no longer pursuing oil search offshore Western Sahara. "More good news for the Saharawi people. We urge the remaining oil companies to follow suit", stated WSRW.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Got more time? Take it to the street ... and to the owners.ic_6474zaragoza_1_610_200.jpgNaming and shaming the involved companies is completely justified - whether it is out on the street, or in the offices of their shareholders.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Got 10 minutes? The involved companies are led by people with names and addresses. Share your concerns with them.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Got 5 minutes? Get going on social media!Social media activism has been known to spread into real change. Help create awareness - the crucial first step to change.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Lie 5: "We are not engaged in politics"Oil companies looking for oil in Western Sahara will say that their operations should not be viewed as a political act. However, the oil industry in Western Sahara is about as political as it can get.

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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


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!


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. News Archive 2018 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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