Morocco continues to plunder and the World looks away by: Catherine Constantinides | Al-Saharawi

Morocco continues to plunder and the World looks away by: Catherine Constantinides | Al-Saharawi

By: CATHERINE CONSTANTINIDES *

The Western Sahara; also commonly referred to as the ‘Last Colony in Africa’, continues to be violated daily through the injustice taking place and being maintained by EU taxpayers and the corporate involvement of private business and multi-nationals around the world who continue to trade and do business ‘illegally’ with Morocco on the Sahrawi territory, turning a blind eye to an occupation and people forgotten by the world. One of the most recent in the spotlight are New Zealand based fertilizer companies that continue to trade with Morocco, importing phosphate rock of Western Sahara,  the only significant commercial source of the element phosphorus, and also termed as ‘blood phosphates’ by the Saharawi people themselves as the trade of this natural resource, amongst others as fisheries, continues to fuel and fund the illegal occupation, the oppression and violation of human rights of a people forgotten.

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