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.
Members of parliaments in Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand and at home in Norway are not at all happy with shipowning firm Gearbulk. Aftenposten, 29 June 2007.
Norwegian-Japanese owned company Gearbulk transports phosphates from occupied Western Sahara to New Zealand. Check out the Norwatch video in this article, documenting the illegal exports.
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.
A visiting journalist from Western Sahara today appealed for support from New Zealand to block trade supporting the military occupation of his country by Morocco. Pacific Media Centre, New Zealand, 23 July 2007.
Once more, it is revealed that the Norwegian owned but UK- based company Gearbulk is assisting the Moroccan occupying power in exporting phosphates from Western Sahara. One of their bulk transport vessels arrives New Zealand on September 9th. -This is war profiteering, says the Association of Sahrawis in Norway in a press release today.