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WSRW pide la liberación inmediata e incondicional del grupo Gdeim Izik arrestados en 2010 por defender los derechos socioeconómicos del pueblo saharaui
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WSRW pide la liberación inmediata e incondicional del grupo Gdeim Izik arrestados en 2010 por defender los derechos socioeconómicos del pueblo saharaui

  In November 2020, a group of Saharawi political prisoners (the #GdeimIzik group) will have spent 10 years in Moroccan jails for advocating for Saharawi socio-economic rights in occupied #WesternSahara. WSRW calls for their immediate & unconditional release https://t.co/WE8iDVekFW pic.twitter.com/dvHKQceQ6F — Western Sahara (@wsrw) September 8, 2020 In november 2020, a group of Saharawi political...

Concrete plans for third solar plant in occupied Western Sahara – wsrw.org
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Concrete plans for third solar plant in occupied Western Sahara – wsrw.org

Africa Intelligence  Today reports that the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN) has released some details on its solar plant project in Dakhla, a town located along the mid-coast in occupied Western Sahara. The plant will constitute the third unit in the territory that Morocco has held under illegal military occupation since 1975. An 80...

Namibia slams Spain for failing to respect Saharawi rights – wsrw.org | Namibia critica a España en el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU por no respetar los derechos saharauis
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Namibia slams Spain for failing to respect Saharawi rights – wsrw.org | Namibia critica a España en el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU por no respetar los derechos saharauis

  Hoy, España declaró que «acepta parcialmente» las recomendaciones hechas por Namibia y Timor Oriental. En relación con el total de 13 recomendaciones que solo fueron parcialmente aceptadas por su país, el embajador de España ante las instituciones de la ONU con sede en Ginebra, declaró lo siguiente ante el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de...

New report: Western Sahara phosphate trade halved – wsrw.org
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New report: Western Sahara phosphate trade halved – wsrw.org

Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) has today published its 2020 edition of the annual P for Plunder report, an overview report documenting Morocco’s trade of phosphate rock from occupied Western Sahara in the previous calendar year. The report demonstrates that 19 vessels exported a total volume of 1,03 million tonnes of phosphate, worth an estimated...

States urge Spain to respect Saharawi rights in Human Rights Council – wsrw.org
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States urge Spain to respect Saharawi rights in Human Rights Council – wsrw.org

Western Sahara Resource Watch:  article is under construction and will be updated throughout the course of the day. Namibia and East-Timor have today recommended Spain to respect the Saharawi people’s right to free, prior and informed consent with regard to the exploitation of Western Sahara’s natural resources. Massive news: #Namibia and #TimorLeste have today, in...

EU elections: how have candidates voted on occupied Western Sahara? – wsrw.org
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EU elections: how have candidates voted on occupied Western Sahara? – wsrw.org

Are you casting your vote for the EU elections? Find here a complete overview of MEP candidates who have supported the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara in previous controversial votes. Choose wisely. Western Sahara Resource Watch has gone through the EU Member States’ lists of candidates for the upcoming elections for the European Parliament. Below,...

Continental dodges question on Western Sahara – wsrw.org
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Continental dodges question on Western Sahara – wsrw.org

At last week’s annual meeting, the German company Continental failed to answer questions relating to the firm’s controversial agreement in occupied Western Sahara.   It still appears clear that the German multinational Continental has not tried to obtain permission from the Saharawi people upon engaging in occupied Western Sahara. The company provides key elements for...

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Human Rights Watch calls for Court referral of EU-Morocco fish deal

In its letter to the European Parliament, the leading international human rights NGO highlights the need for an opinion of the EU Court of Justice on applying the EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement to a territory that is under occupation. Human Rights Watch calls for Court referral of EU-Morocco fish deal Human Rights Watch calls for Court...

98 Saharawi groups call on European Parliament to reject fish deal – wsrw.org
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98 Saharawi groups call on European Parliament to reject fish deal – wsrw.org

Since the EU won’t ask them, Saharawi groups have once again been left with no other choice than to contact EU institutions themselves to indicate they do not want the EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement applied to their waters. Close to 100 Saharawi civil society organisations have signed an appeal to Members of the European Parliament (MEPs),...