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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.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Lie 4: "Oil exploration and exploitation support the UN peace process"
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Lie 2: “We're talking to the local populations"Even though the Saharawi people have an internationally recognized right to self-determination – the right to decide about the land and its resources – oil companies have become quite creative in completely ignoring that right, while making it appear as if they’re doing the opposite.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Lie 1: "Oil exploration in Western Sahara is perfectly lawful"The companies that are operating in Western Sahara under an oil exploration licence granted by the Moroccan government, will go out of their way to stress the legality of their activities.
16.10 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
LATEST: Morocco "denounces and rejects" UN recommendationsMorocco reacts furiously to a UN Treaty Body recommending the country to respect the Saharawi people's rights to self-determination and natural resources.
15.10 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Thousands of Saharawis protest against San Leon Energyic_8666sanleonfoto_610.jpgMassive numbers of Saharawi refugees gathered last weekend to send a clear message to Irish oil company San Leon Energy which is looking for oil in their occupied homeland: "San Leon: go home". Find high resolution footage of the protest, free of charge.
14.10 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
WSRW letter to San Leon - 13 October 2015
01.10 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
San Leon hits gas in occupied Western Sahara ic_san_leon_protest_camps_8_august_2015_610x200.jpgIrish oil company San Leon Energy's exploratory drilling operation in occupied Western Sahara revealed the presence of gas, but thus far not of petroleum. The company will apply for a new licence with the Moroccan government and announces further seismic surveys to explore the potential petroleum reservoirs.
09.09 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Here is San Leon's drilling equipment in the occupied territory
WSRW has received footage of the drilling operation to take place in the territory under Moroccan occupation

31.08 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
San Leon's drilling beganic_cabot_750_rig.jpgAmid Saharawi protests, San Leon Energy has begun to drill an onshore well in occupied Western Sahara on 21 August.

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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.
Support Western Sahara Resource Watch


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


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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