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Western Sahara

Western Sahara

In mid-January, EU and French authorities were asked to seized the cargo of a ship accused of bringing fish oil from occupied Western Sahara to France.

Western Sahara

While hosting the COP22 climate talks, Morocco boasted about its green credentials.

Western Sahara

Both Morocco and the Polisario Front of Western Sahara suffered reverses on 13 September.

Western Sahara

A huge investment fund has divested from two oil companies because of their role in the illegal exploitation of the oil resources of Western Sahara (illegally occupied by Morocco since 1975).

Western Sahara

There should be no oil drilling in the waters of Western Sahara ‘until the Saharawis have had the chance to exercise their right to self-determination and have freely and fairly decided the politic

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Western Sahara is part of Morocco. That’s what Edinburgh-based oil and gas exploration company Cairn Energy said in its latest annual report, released on 27 March.

Western Sahara

On 19 December, Kosmos Energy of the US and Cairn Energy of Scotland became the first companies ever to drill for oil in Western Sahara, a territory illegally occupied by Morocco since 1975.

Western Sahara

Things may be about to heat up over Western Sahara, illegally occupied by Morocco since 1975.

Western Sahara

On 5 July, thousands thronged in the Spanish city of Seville for the annual ‘March for Peace in Western Sahara’.

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At the beginning of October, the Western Sahara Campaign urged British shoppers to seek out and report tomatoes grown in Western Sahara but labelled as ‘produce of Morocco’.