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20.07 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Saharawi refugees protest San Leon Energy's plunder plansic_sanleon6_610.jpgIrish company is to drill for occupying power Morocco. Saharawi refugees who were forcibly displaced following the occupation, protest their plans.
13.07 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
San Leon Energy to drill in occupied territory ic_sanleon_elaaiun_2015.jpgThe UK/Irish company San Leon is planning to drill in Western Sahara in a few weeks from now, even though UN says further exploration is illegal. WSRW condemns the plans.
Read also: Western Sahara is part of Morocco, San Leon states before drilling

13.07 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Western Sahara is part of Morocco, San Leon states before drillingic_protest_irish_oil_firms_610.jpgIrish/UK oil company San Leon Energy stated to Irish media today that next month's drilling is located in "Moroccan Southern Provices". Only one government in the world labels the occupied territory in similar way: Morocco. Irish lawyers warn of legal steps.
14.03 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Kosmos Energy, did you see these beatings? Any further oil exploration in Western Sahara is illegal unless the Saharawis want it themselves, according to the UN. The companies involved do not care.


07.11 - 2014.   Category: Archive 2014
San Leon bought its partner's interest in the "El Aaiun" oil blockic_sanleon_610.jpgSan Leon in September purchased PetroMaroc's ownership in the so-called Tarfaya oil block, partially located in occupied Western Sahara.
30.09 - 2014.   Category: The plundering
The oil explorationMorocco is exploring for oil both offshore and onshore Western Sahara, despite the fact that the UN says it is illegal.
27.08 - 2013.   Category: Archive 2013
Sand exports from occupied Western Sahara to Las Palmas continueic_trio_vega_24.08.2013_610x200px.jpgWSRW has received photos of the vessel 'Trio Vega' loading sand in the harbour of El Aaiun, the capital of occupied Western Sahara.
02.07 - 2013.   Category: Archive 2013
San Leon announces Tarfaya farm-outic_san_leon_farmout.jpgSan Leon Energy "is offering interested parties the opportunity to acquire a material equity" in return of driling on its Tarfaya block according to a document from the company today. WSRW warns future investors from entering the uethical block.
13.01 - 2013.   Category: Archive 2013
New drilling time set for the onshore explorersic_zag_drill.jpgThe planned drilling of a well on the Zag block in - most probably - occupied Western Sahara has now been set to first half of 2014.
05.10 - 2012.   Category: Archive 2012
Saharawi youth on gas block occupied UN buildingic_smara_610.jpgIn protest of unemployment and the plunder of their natural resources, 7 Saharawi youth occupied the UN offices of Smara, Western Sahara, this week. The protest took place on the same place where Morocco is currently looking for gas.
22.02 - 2012.   Category: Archive 2012
San Leon publishes exact location of seismic in occupied territoryic_novaseis_610.jpgThe Irish company San Leon Energy has published a map on its webpages showing how they carried out oil search on occupied land.
24.01 - 2012.   Category: Archive 2012
San Leon completes conflict seismicic_san_leon_energy.jpgThe Irish oil firm stated today that it had completed its seismic services in "Morocco". The release fails to mention that the exploration was in fact done in occupied Western Sahara. The UN states such search to be in violation of international law.
22.11 - 2011.   Category: Archive 2011
British seismic in occupied Western Saharaic_longreach_610.jpgBritish oil firm Longreach Oil & Gas yesterday announced that they are currently undertaking seismic studies in occupied Western Sahara. The studies are carried out in violation of international law.
14.10 - 2011.   Category: News
Statement in the UN of New York lawyersAssociation of the Bar of the City of New York urged the UN to react against the natural resources exploitation in the United Nations Special Political and Decolonization Committee, 6 October 2011.

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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.
Stand up for the Gdeim Izik 25!

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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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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

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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.
The Western Sahara oil curse

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Big oil’s interest in occupied Western Sahara has taken a dramatic turn for the worse. Some companies are now drilling, in complete disregard of international law and the Saharawi people’s rights. Here’s what you need to know.

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