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The Australian company Incitec Pivot has today confirmed that it is the purchaser of a cargo of phosphate rock that the Moroccan government has exported out of the territory held under illegal occupation. 

Published 27 September 2022
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A small, new and unknown Australian company claims to have acquired a mining licence in occupied Western Sahara.  

Published 26 September 2022
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The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights concludes Morocco's occupation of Western Sahara to be a serious violation of the Saharawi people’s right to self-determination and independence.

Published 25 September 2022

The following overview enlists stock-exchange registered companies currently operating in Western Sahara. Updated 24 September 2022.

Published 24 September 2022
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Australia is to receive its first controversial phosphate shipment from occupied Western Sahara in six years. 

Published 23 September 2022
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In a letter letter to the UN Secretary-General, WSRW calls for a more balanced and truthful reporting on Morocco's illegal plunder of occupied Western Sahara's resources.  

Published 15 September 2022
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Even after a likely intervention of the Canadian public accounting firm regulator, the mining company Metalex keeps misleading about its licences on occupied land in reports audited by Davidson & Company.

Published 09 September 2022
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Three months after French company Engie condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the company inks deals to start building a large water project in Western Sahara, in partnership with the government of the illegal occupier Morocco.

Published 06 July 2022
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Controversial Spanish-Moroccan business meeting to kickstart in occupied Western Sahara today.

Published 21 June 2022
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25 million Euros of EBRD loans will be provided to yet another Moroccan bank - for projects that risks being located in occupied Western Sahara. 

Published 13 June 2022
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The Australian company confirms to undertake a pipeline study through Western Sahara, four months after WSRW contacted the company over the matter.

Published 23 May 2022
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The company defended its controversial operations during the AGM on 12 May.

Published 16 May 2022
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In the middle of Moroccan-Spanish maritime disputes offshore Western Sahara, Morocco is lobbying for a defender of the occupation of Western Sahara to sit at an important UN scientific body for maritime continental boundaries. 

Published 05 May 2022
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The controversial export of fishmeal from occupied Western Sahara to Turkey in 2021 was worth somewhere around 64 million USD.

Published 28 April 2022
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All due diligence alarm bells should ring before any company considers bidding for a Moroccan tender inviting for evaluation of the petroleum potential offshore occupied Western Sahara. 

Published 25 April 2022
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The North-African pipeline freeze might delay Morocco's plans to supply occupied Western Sahara with Algerian gas. 

Published 22 April 2022
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The Moroccan government has just closed a tender to dig 4000 cubic meters of soil as part of search for minerals in occupied Western Sahara. 

Published 21 April 2022
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Tourist beaches on the Canary Islands are made with sand from occupied Western Sahara. 

Published 14 April 2022
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Growing fruit and vegetables in the desert destroys the non-renewable water reservoirs and employ thousands of settlers from neighbouring Morocco. 

Published 14 April 2022
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How can it be wrong to develop renewable energy, in a world that is in desperate need for a green transition? In Western Sahara, the problems are numerous.

Published 14 April 2022