UN former legal chief slams EU legal view as "preposterous"09.08 - 2014 The EU will pay Morocco to fish offshore Western Sahara - a territory which is under Moroccan occupation. Former UN Legal Counsel calls the EU's misuse of his assessment to defend fisheries in Western Sahara "preposterous", according to TIME magazine.
Conflict rig testing in Korea 29.06 - 2014 The rig ship 'Atwood Achiever', which will drill in occupied Western Sahara in a few months, is soon to travel to the territory. Now it is testing offshore Korea.
Polisario asks for annulment of EU-Morocco illegal fish pact22.06 - 2014 The EU's scandalous fisheries agreement - whereby the EU is to pay Morocco to fish in Western Sahara waters which are under its occupation - has been taken to European Court of Justice. Polisario asks for the annulment of the accord, according to the Official Journal of the European Union.Read more
Here is Kosmos Energy's supply vessel 17.06 - 2014 At the Spanish government owned harbour of Las Palmas today, Geo Service 1 is bunkering supplies for the illegal Moroccan oil studies offshore occupied Western Sahara. The studies take place not too far away from Spanish waters.
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.