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In order to increase the influx of Moroccan settlers and to ‘develop’ the territory, Morocco has rolled out large infrastructure works which the Saharawi people have never asked for. 

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
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For over 40 years, a Moroccan state-owned company has exported phosphate rock from occupied Western Sahara.  

Published 14 April 2022
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“We planted 808 trees in Boujdour, Morocco”, Siemens Gamesa boasts, as it for the umpteenth time forgets which country its controversial project is actually located in.

Published 25 March 2022
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Two Saharawis protested against Siemens Gamesa's lack of responses over its support to the occupation, during the company's Annual Meeting yesterday.  

Published 25 March 2022
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This week's annual meeting of Siemens Energy's shareholders marks ten years of silence from the German group regarding projects on occupied land.  

Published 25 February 2022
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The international companies operating in occupied Western Sahara use a combination of arguments to support their presence. None of these are valid.

Published 10 January 2022
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Saharawis in Bilbao, Spain, demonstrated as a cargo vessel is arriving to pick up more controversial windmill components for occupied Western Sahara.  

Published 03 December 2021

The following overview enlists stock-exchange registered companies currently operating in Western Sahara. Updated 17 January 2022.

Published 01 December 2021
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The Spanish company today, yet again, refers to the territory as part of Morocco.

Published 07 October 2021
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By 2030, half of Morocco's wind energy production could be generated illegally in occupied Western Sahara. Yet, Morocco presents itself as best-in-class on the energy transition. 

Published 06 October 2021
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The Italian company Enel is one of the firms that have taken the exact same approach as the EU when carrying out ‘stakeholder consultations' in Western Sahara - a procedure now found invalid by the EU Court of Justice. 

Published 05 October 2021
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For the second time in two weeks, windmill products might be exported from Bilbao to occupied Western Sahara.

Published 08 August 2021
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WSRW has received images of equipment strapped into the hold of a ship that is en route from Bilbao to occupied Western Sahara. 

Published 23 July 2021
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For the third time in a week, Siemens Gamesa is now shipping windmill masts from Spain to occupied Western Sahara. 

Published 08 July 2021
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In a press release of 6 July, Western Sahara's liberation movement “condemns in the strongest possible terms” Siemens Gamesa’s involvement and this week's exports into the occupied territory. 

Published 07 July 2021
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Today, Siemens Gamesa is loading large masts onboard a vessel in Motril, Spain, to be exported to occupied Western Sahara. 

Published 06 July 2021
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A subsidiary of French multinational VINCI SA will carry out a project that is essential to connecting the controversial energy projects of occupied Western Sahara to Morocco's national electricity grid.

Published 27 May 2021
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At its Annual General Meeting, Siemens Gamesa was as evasive as ever with regard to core questions about the company's involvement in occupied Western Sahara.

Published 01 April 2021
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Siemens Energy will only talk with the government of Morocco with regard to Western Sahara, according to recent company statement.

Published 18 February 2021