New book on the plunder of Western Sahara
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A new book has been published describing the political aspects of the natural resources plunder of occupied Western Sahara.
Published 18 June 2018


The book is titled ‘Profit over Peace in Western Sahara – How commercial interests undermine self-determination in the last colony in Africa’ and is published at Sternberg Press.

It is edited by Erik Hagen (board member of Western Sahara Resource Watch) and Mario Pfeiffer.

The book explores the political arguments that that the European Commission used to defend the illegal EU fisheries agreement in the waters offshore Western Sahara back in 2011. It also studies the arrest of the NM Cherry Blossom bulk vessel in South Africa in 2017, containing phosphate rock from the territory.

The book is divided into an English and an Arabic section, containing the same content.

For any question regarding the book, please contact the author at erik@wsrw.org.

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