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Western Sahara

Western Sahara

In September, activists from Environmental Justice Ōtepoti blockaded a New Zealand fertiliser plant on the outskirts of the city of Dunedin.

Western Sahara

In July, French citizen Claude Mangin-Asfari was prevented for the fifth time from visiting her husband, the Sahrawi political prisoner Naâma Asfari.

Western Sahara

British companies are involved in the illegal exploitation of phosphate from Western Sahara, a new report has revealed.

Western Sahara

The government of Morocco will go a long way to prevent Westerners hearing criticism of its policies in Western Sahara, which it has illegally occupied since 1975.

Western Sahara

The European Union is undermining the Western Sahara peace process.

Western Sahara

More than 7,000 people marched for a free Western Sahara in an annual march in Madrid on 17 November.

Free Western Sahara

Geoex Ltd, a geological services company based in Kent, has been helping Moroccan state oil company OHNYM survey for gas and oil off the coast of Western Sahara.

Western Sahara

Regular readers will know that Polisario, the liberation movement for Western Sahara (illegally occupied by Morocco since 1975), managed to get a cargo ship full of phosphate rock (illegally mined

Western Sahara

In May, a Moroccan state mining company, OCP, bought back phosphate that it had illegally mined in, and shipped from, Western Sahara.

All at sea

On 21 March, the European Union commission announced that it still wants to apply an EU-Morocco fisheries agreement to the waters of Western Sahara, despite two EU court of justice rulings that thi