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Though a deal on social benefits was in reach after several tough rounds of negotiations, the Dutch government found Morocco's demand to have Western Sahara included in the agreement unacceptable.

Published 16 December 2015
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The Norwegian investor KLP today announced it is ditching Swiss multinational Glencore for violating fundamental ethical norms in occupied Western Sahara.
Published 08 December 2015
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Published 30 November 2015
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The Norwegian government has decided to donate approx. 670.000 Euros in humanitarian aid to UN's work towards refugees from Western Sahara, following the flooding in the refugee camps.
Published 10 November 2015
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Today marks the 40th 'anniversary' of the illegal Moroccan invasion of Western Sahara. The Friendship Group of Western Sahara in the Norwegian parliament marks the date.
Published 06 November 2015

The 2015 session of the Nordic Youth Council asked the Nordic countries to work for the independence of Western Sahara.

Published 02 November 2015
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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 2015
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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 2015
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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 2015

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

Published 05 October 2015

Grief in Western Sahara as national symbol has passed away. 

Published 22 August 2015
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Article presented at the Norwegian peace negotiation conference Oslo Forum 2015.
Published 30 July 2015
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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 2015

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 2015
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"Western Sahara must now have its independence", stated the congress of the Norwegian Labour Party today.
Published 17 April 2015
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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 2015
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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 2015
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Here are the Norwegian groups expelled from Western Sahara and southern Morocco in 2014.

Published 04 December 2014
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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 2014
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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 2014