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08.08 - 2011.   Category: Archive 2011
San Leon: “Saharawis are not representative”ic_san_leon_primetime.jpgThe Irish firm San Leon disagrees with the UN and the Irish government. “They are not a representative people”, the firm stated to Irish national TV.
21.07 - 2011.   Category: Archive 2011
Irish oil firm now to conduct surveys in occupied territoryic_soros_610.jpgSan Leon’s seismic surveys will be conducted in the northern parts of occupied Western Sahara from July 2011, in violation of international law. Placements from investor George Soros might have been crucial.
20.07 - 2011.   Category: Archive 2011
These trucks are laying the ground for illegal oil industry

Morocco is continuing its oil programme on the Boujdour onshore block. These cars were filmed as they did geological surveys in the occupied territories.

17.07 - 2011.   Category: Archive 2011
Irish government underlines firm must follow international lawThe Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs says he is aware of San Leon's engagement in Western Sahara, and presupposes they will respect international law.
08.06 - 2011.   Category: Archive 2011
Hunger striking against EU fisheries in Western Sahara
UPDATE - The hunger strike was ended on Saturday 18 June 2011.
Since 12 April, six Saharawi citizens in Guelmim in Southern Morocco have been on hunger strike to condemn the EU’s fisheries in occupied Western Sahara and the involvement of US phosphate importer PCS and Irish oil company San Leon in the plunder of the territory.

07.05 - 2011.   Category: Archive 2011
Seismic surveys in occupied territories to start nowic_longreach_610.jpgUK-Irish oil minors will start seismic surveys in occupied Western Sahara in June 2011.
28.01 - 2011.   Category: Archive 2011
Irish government expects Irish companies to respect international lawBrian Cowen, acting Irish Minister of Foreign Affairs, expects Irish companies to have due regard to the principles of international law and the rights of the people of the territory of Western Sahara. Irish company San Leon is leading the way in the onshore exploration of oil and gas in occupied Western Sahara.  
04.01 - 2011.   Category: Archive 2011
San Leon: Irish alliance with the oppressorsic_island_oil_610.jpgThis is how wide you smile when you contribute to the continued illegal occupation of a country.
21.12 - 2010.   Category: Archive 2010
Demonstration against San Leon in Ireland
The Irish oil company San Leon explores illegally for oil in occupied Western Sahara. On 19 December 2010, Western Sahara Action Ireland demonstrated against San Leon's work.

03.12 - 2010.   Category: Archive 2010
Illegal seismic programme delayedic_longreach_610.jpgThe Irish/British companies illegally exploring for oil in occupied Western Sahara had planned seismic studies  for Fourth Quarter this year. They have still not started, but the plans to carry out the programme remains.
01.12 - 2010.   Category: Archive 2010
Coordinates of Island Oil block in occupied Western Sahara Here are the exact coordinates of the Zag Basin block, explored by  San Leon Morocco Ltd, Longreach Oil and Gas Ventures Limited" et "Island International Exploration Morocco.

05.07 - 2010.   Category: Archive 2010
WSRW requests answers from Uruguayan importersic_phosphate_harbour_610.jpgEarlier this year, Western Sahara Resource Watch revealed that 2 Uruguayan firms appeared to have imported phosphates from occupied Western Sahara during 2009. WSRW has now contacted the 2 firms requesting a halt to the imports. Read the letters here.
06.05 - 2010.   Category: Archive 2010
Seismic services company renounces further Western Sahara involvementic_fugro_demo_agadir1_610.jpgDutch seismic services firm Fugro NV, and its Norwegian subsidiary Fugro-Geoteam, state they do not want to undertake any more assignments in Western Sahara under the current political situation in the country.
07.04 - 2010.   Category: Archive 2010
San Leon carries ahead ic_san_leon_march2010.jpgUN has said that looking for oil in Western Sahara is illegal. But the Irish firm San Leon Energy moves steadily forwards. Drilling underway next year.

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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!


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.
The Western Sahara oil curse


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. 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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