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03.07 - 2020.   Category: News
Swiss supermarkets ban produce from occupied Western Saharaic_konflikttomate610.jpgThe Swiss trade statistics reveal that 2019 was the first year without any imports of fruits and vegetables from occupied Western Sahara.
09.09 - 2019.   Category: Archive 2019
German trade fair should stop promoting Azura, groups sayic_azura_tomatoes_610.jpgGerman and Irish law organisations demand that Messe Berlin ceases to accept the controversial French tomato producer Azura.
09.09 - 2019.   Category: Archive 2019
Spanish farmers warn of fraudulent trade from occupied landic_daklha_invernadero.jpgThe representative organisation of Spain's farming sector, COAG, cautions that Morocco is working to increase agricultural exports from occupied Western Sahara into the European Union.
31.01 - 2019.   Category: Archive 2019
Spanish farmers concerned about EU deal for occupied Western Sahara ic_e8aeeu-morocco-tomatoes.jpgAgricultural groups in Spain strongly criticize the European Parliament's support for extending EU-Morocco trade relations into Western Sahara, stating that it harms the interests of the EU's own fruit and vegetable farmers.
23.11 - 2018.   Category: Archive 2018
Revealed: EP rapporteur on Western Sahara has Moroccan agendaic_lalonde_610.jpgMajor conflict of interest arises following revelations that the European Parliament's rapporteur on the Western Sahara trade file is Board Member of a pro-Morocco lobby group.
14.11 - 2018.   Category: Archive 2018
These 23 AGRI MEPs put Morocco's interests above EU farmers'ic_agri_610.jpgWSRW challenges these 23 MEPs to read the Opinion they favoured, and come up with one solid argument to back up their vote. The 23 suggest including occupied Western Sahara in a trade agreement with Morocco.
09.10 - 2018.   Category: Archive 2018
Agriculture rapporteur concerned but favours Western Sahara trade dealic_e8aeeu-morocco-tomatoes.jpgIn spite of having multiple reasons against the deal - including an EU Court ruling - the rapporteur of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee recommends Parliament to consent to including Western Sahara into the EU-Morocco trade deal.
27.02 - 2018.   Category: Archive 2017
EU Court cases on Western Sahara for dummiesic_law_hammer.jpgIt'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.
09.10 - 2017.   Category: Archive 2017
Morocco announces 500% increase of agriculture zone in occupied Dakhlaic_tomato-greenhouse_610.jpg... precisely in the territory that the highest Court of the European Union considers "distinct and separate" from Morocco.
18.11 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
First season in Switzerland without occupation tomatoes?ic_conflict_tomato_610.jpgFrom this winter on, Swiss supermarkets will probably, for the first time, no longer sell tomatoes from occupied Western Sahara.
28.04 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
EU unable to honor judgment from Court of Justice?ic_coop_610.jpgThe Netherlands, which is against the inclusion of Western Sahara products in EU-Moroccan trade, seems unable to respect the decision from the Court of Justice from December 2015.
11.04 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Is conflict salt still de-icing Danish roads?ic_salt_610.jpgAre three Danish municipalities and a Danish importer helping to prop up Africa’s last colonizing power in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara, by buying conflict salt in violation of international law? The Danish NGO Afrika Kontakt investigates the matter.
10.02 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Swiss retailer will stop importing tomatoes from Western Saharaic_coop.jpgCoop, one of Switzerland's largest grocery chains, has announced it will cease to provide tomatoes from Western Sahara from 2017 onwards.
01.02 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
South-EU agri-unions want Saharawi produce excluded from Morocco tradeic_coop_610.jpg... and they ask the European Commission to provide clarity with regard to the annulment of the EU-Morocco Free Trade Agreement.
13.12 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Moroccan king's holding most affected by ECJ Rulingic_domaines_610.jpgThe European Court of Justice has annulled the EU-Morocco trade relations because they included the territory of occupied Western Sahara. The businessman who will be most affected by that ruling turns out to be the Moroccan king.

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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.
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