An international network organisation working in solidarity with the Sahrawi people, Western Sahara Resource Watch, has swiftly reacted to reports that a subsidiary of the Libyan state oil company [Tamoil] is on the verge of investing between US $100 and $150 million in the occupied Western Sahara.
Read also: Tamoil denies engagement in Western Sahara
Arriving New Zealand first week of January.
When it arrived New Zealand, they claimed Predator came from Jorf Lasfar in Morocco. It really came form El Aaiun in occupied Western Sahara.
Norwegian insurance company, Kommunal Landspensjonskasse Mutual Insurance Company (KLP) has blacklisted Wesfarmers on account of its trade with Morocco in phosphate pillaged from Western Sahara. Read press release from the Australian Western Sahara Association, 4 December 2007.
Morocco is entering new oil contracts with European firms to illegally search for oil in Western Sahara.
WESTERN Sahara will conduct its second licensing round in Houston early next year, writes Barry Morgan.
According to the New Zealand Minister of Trade, 90% of all phosphate rock used for super phosphate manufacture in New Zealand is from Western Sahara.
A HEBRIDEAN fishing crew is heading for Morocco because they claim they are unable to catch enough fish in their home waters.
As far as we know it is the first collective work published in English dealing with the legal aspects of the Western Sahara problem.
Members of parliament protesting in front of Incitec Pivot offices, importer of phosphate from occupied Western Sahara.
"Morocco has no right to exploit the natural resources in Western Sahara for its own benefit", said Swedish MFA Carl Bildt in Swedish parliament this week.
Gearbulk, a company partially owned by the Jebsen family, ships phosphates from Western Sahara on behalf of the Moroccan occupying authorities. Norwatch can reveal that a Jebsen vessel docks Tuesday in a harbour in New Zealand. This trade is contradictory to discouragement from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.