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Teodor and Thea from Green Youth of Norway were picked out of the bus they were sitting in, and refused further travel into occupied Western Sahara by Moroccan police.
Published 23 January 17
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A group of Norwegian trade unionists were at midnight refused access to occupied Western Sahara due to the bad weather conditions there.
Published 23 January 17
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The National Union of Students in Norway and the Student Parliament at the University of Trondheim were last night refused access into Western Sahara by Moroccan police.
Published 23 January 17
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Four youth politicians from the The Norwegian Young Conservatives and Christian Democrat Youth (KrFU) of Norway were at 16:30 today stopped by Moroccan police and refused access to occupied western Sahara.
Published 22 January 17
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After having been kicked out of the city of Smara in occupied Western Sahara, a group of four Norwegians has also been ordered to not visit other cities in the occupied territory.
Published 21 January 17
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Eight Moroccan police cars escorted four Norwegians out of the city of Smara, occupied Western Sahara. Police did not want them to meet local Saharawis.
Published 21 January 17
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International secretary of Red Youth of Norway, Peder Østring, and fellow traveller Sofie Brunvoll were at 12:30 today deported from occupied Western Sahara.
Published 21 January 17
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Two dozen Saharawi activists have been jailed for 6 years after demanding socio-economic rights. Join Amnesty's campaign demanding their release.
Published 01 September 16
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The US oil company Kosmos Energy is severely misrepresenting a joint-declaration which the OECD Contact Point in Norway mediated between the Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara and the fishing company Sjøvik AS.
Published 27 August 16
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The Norwegian student association SAIH just is_is_published a report on the need of a referendum on independence in Western Sahara.
Published 07 June 16
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Yet again, the Saharawi activist Sultana Khaya has been beaten by Moroccan police.
Published 14 May 16
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The Norwegian insurance company Storebrand has blacklisted both phosphate and oil companies involved in occupied Western Sahara. Among them are the French company Total, which are now back in from the cold after they withdrew from the territory.
Published 25 March 16
20 February 2016, the student organisation of the European Peoples Party (EPP) passed a resolution calling for the right to self-determination in occupied Western Sahara.
Published 18 March 16
The UN Special Rapporteur on torture is warmly welcome to Morocco. But only after October 2016, when he is leaving office.
Published 12 March 16
Former chair of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Mads Andenæs, calls the human rights situation in Western Sahara 'very depressing'.
Published 11 March 16
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Today, the Norwegian government pension fund excluded San Leon Energy Plc from its investment portfolios.
Published 05 March 16
"I feel like I have been on a hybrid between the Roskilde Festival, a survival trip and Dancing with the Stars". Paid by the organisers, a Danish journalist travelled to occupied Western Sahara on business class for the 2015 edition of the controversial Crans Montana Forum.
Published 18 February 16
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Ali Salem Tamek, a well-known human rights defender from Western Sahara, is undertaking an open-ended hunger strike to demand his right to a university education – something he claims the Moroccan government is barring him from.
Published 15 February 16

All 9 Norwegian youth parties today met in front of the Moroccan embassy in Oslo, demanding a referendum on independence for Western Sahara.

Published 04 February 16