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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
19.10 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Irish plunderers to mergeic_tarfaya_610.jpgThe two Irish oil companies that are looking for oil in occupied Western Sahara are about to merge. The firms are undermining international law.
22.09 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Norwatch: PGS Stumbles into Western Saharaic_protest_irish_oil_firms_610.jpgThe Norwegian seismic services company PGS has entered in on the ownership side of the Irish oil company San Leon Energy. The funds placed by PGS will help enable increased oil exploration in occupied Western Sahara.
08.07 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Polisario protests Morocco's oil provocationsWhile under peace talks, Morocco is speeding up its plans for illegal oil search in occupied Western Sahara. The provocation has led Polisario to protest Morocco's actions to the UN Security Council. Read letter dated 6 July 2009 here.
22.06 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Irish firms to explore Tarfaya oil - on Western Sahara borderic_tarfaya_610.jpgBut on which side of the border?

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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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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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