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.
The 2015 session of the Nordic Youth Council asked the Nordic countries to work for the independence of Western Sahara.
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.
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.
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.
Phosphate researcher Dana Cordell gave lecture at Norwegian University of Life Sciences.
Grief in Western Sahara as national symbol has passed away.
Irish company is to drill for occupying power Morocco. Saharawi refugees who were forcibly displaced following the occupation, protest their plans.
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.
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.
Here are the Norwegian groups expelled from Western Sahara and southern Morocco in 2014.
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.