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The 2015 session of the Nordic Youth Council asked the Nordic countries to work for the independence of Western Sahara.
Published 02 November 15
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Massive numbers of Saharawi refugees gathered last weekend to send a clear message to Irish oil company San Leon Energy which is looking for oil in their occupied homeland: "San Leon: go home". Find high resolution footage of the protest, free of charge.
Published 16 October 15
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The UN operation in Western Sahara must be allowed to monitor human rights situation in Western Sahara. This was underlined by Norwegian youth delegates on behalf of Norway in the UN General Assembly this week.
Published 08 October 15
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The UN’s committee on decolonization allows so-called ‘petitioners’ to present their point of views on the conflict. An Icelandic lawfirm admits being paid by the Moroccan embassy in Oslo to do so.
Published 07 October 15

Phosphate researcher Dana Cordell gave lecture at Norwegian University of Life Sciences. 

Published 05 October 15

Grief in Western Sahara as national symbol has passed away. 

Published 22 August 15
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Article presented at the Norwegian peace negotiation conference Oslo Forum 2015.
Published 30 July 15
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Irish company is to drill for occupying power Morocco. Saharawi refugees who were forcibly displaced following the occupation, protest their plans.
Published 20 July 15

A Saharawi human rights activists who has received several Norwegian delegations to occupied Western Sahara was severely injured from police beatings in Smara Friday night.

Published 20 April 15
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"Western Sahara must now have its independence", stated the congress of the Norwegian Labour Party today.
Published 17 April 15
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Moroccan police expelled before the week-end a Norwegian delegation who had travelled to Western Sahara to discuss with the Saharawi people the situation of Morocco's illegal oil industry in the territory.
Published 28 March 15
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The Norwegian Minister for Foreign Affairs this week discussed the mandate of the UN mission in Western Sahara with the French Minister of Foreign Affairs. It is France which every year prevents the UN force in the territory to monitor human rights.
Published 19 March 15
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Saharawis and Norwegians gathered last night in front of the offices of SeaBird in Oslo to protest against the company's oil exploration in occupied Western Sahara on behalf of Glencore and the Moroccan government.
Published 19 December 14
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A cross-party Group of Friends for Western Sahara was established today, first time ever, in the Norwegian Parliament. The group’s goal is to contribute to defend the right to self-determination for the people of Western Sahara.
Published 18 December 14
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The Rafto Foundation for Human Rights is being followed by Moroccan police. On their hotel's own surveillance system, the Rafto delegation could see how the police followed them.
Published 11 December 14
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A delegation from the Rafto Fundation for Human Rights is now being escorted out of the Western Sahara capital city El Aaiun by Moroccan police. The group entered the occupied territories yesterday, and discussed the Norwegian seismic company SeaBird with local human rights activists.
Published 10 December 14
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The Norwegian seismi survey company SeaBird is currently shooting 2D images of the seabed in the El Aaiun-Tarfaya basis offshore occupied Western Sahara.
Published 08 December 14
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Here are the Norwegian groups expelled from Western Sahara and southern Morocco in 2014.
Published 04 December 14
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The Norwegian investor KLP has sold all its shares in Agrium for its imports of phosphate rock from occupied territory.
Published 01 December 14
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A demonstration against the Scottish company Cairn Energy took place yesterday in front of its offices in Stavanger, Norway.
Published 06 November 14