• What Is Sharia Law?

    Sharia law is practiced in many Muslim countries, but it's extremist groups like ISIS and the Taliban that enforce it the harshest. What is Sharia Law? Are there different forms of it in Islam? Learn More: Islam: Governing Under Sharia http://www.cfr.org/religion/islam-governing-under-sharia/p8034 “Sharia, or Islamic law, influences the legal code in most Muslim countries. A movement to allow sharia to govern personal status law, a set of regulations that pertain to marriage, divorce, inheritance, and custody, is even expanding into the West.” 5 Myths the Media Needs to Stop Spreading About Sharia Law http://mic.com/articles/91083/5-myths-the-media-needs-to-stop-spreading-about-sharia-law “One of the defining characteristics of the post-9/11 world has been a ubiquitous fear, in ...

    published: 18 Aug 2014
  • Why Do Algeria And Morocco Hate Each Other?

    Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml Despite their history as allies under French colonial rule, Morocco and Algeria have been embroiled in serious territory disputes. So, what happened? Why do Morocco and Algeria hate each other? Learn More: Algeria (1992-present) http://faculty.virginia.edu/j.sw/uploads/research/Schulhofer-Wohl%202007%20Algeria.pdf "The Algerian civil war that began in 1992 has gained notoriety for several reasons. " Western Sahara Profile http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-14115273 "A mainly desert territory in north-west Africa, Western Sahara is the subject of a decades-long dispute between Morocco and the Algerian-backed Polisario Front." 2015 UNHCR country operations profile - Algeria http://www.unhcr.org/pages/49e485e16.html "The absence of a...

    published: 21 Apr 2015
  • Hans Corell on the natural resources in Western Sahara part 1 of 2

    the UNs legal opinion from 2002 on exploitation of the natural resources of a Non-Self-Governing Territory written by Hans Corell, former UN Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, the Legal Counsel.

    published: 22 Apr 2009
  • Lecture: The refugee camps of the Western Sahara, by Manuel Herz- Part 1

    Prefiguring the State -- The refugee camps of the Western Sahara How do the refugees of the Western Sahara live, how do they move through the camps, in what spaces do they work or learn, and how do they go about activities of leisure and recreation? Placing the urbanistic and architectural dimension of the camp into the center allows us to investigate precisely how space becomes a medium through which the underlying conflict is expressed. Manuel Herz is an urban researcher and architect based in Basel with built public and private projects in Europe and Asia. He has taught at Harvard University and was head of research at the ETH Studio Basel -- Institute of the Contemporary City. Currently he is a visiting professor at the ETH Zürich.

    published: 21 May 2013
  • Conference on Western Sahara Melbourne 2015: Tim Robertson

    Exploration and Exploitation cannot be meaningfully separated in practice. Tim Robertson, SC in his presentation to the Melbourne conference Natural Resources – the Key to Western Sahara’s Future, 19 March 2015 calls into question a crucial distinction in Hans Corell’s 2002 UN legal opinion on oil exploration licences in Western Sahara. Accepting Robertson's view would mean that no prospective activity licensed by Morocco can take place in the non-self-governing territory of Western Sahara until a referendum of self-determination is held. Conference Details: http://www.sahararesourcesday.info Tim Robertson is a senior NSW barrister and civil libertarian with a very broad practice, predominantly in environmental, property, native title and public law, including public international law...

    published: 04 Apr 2015
  • Phosphate mine in occupied Western Sahara

    This clip shows phosphate mine in occupied Western Sahara. The mining takes place in violation of international law and the interests and wishes of the local population. The country Western Sahara has been occupied by Morocco since 1975. For higher resolution version of this video, go to homepages of Western Sahara Resource Watch, www.wsrw.org.

    published: 21 Feb 2008
  • Conflict in The Western Sahara

    This video is about Morocco's occupation of the Western Sahara and the effect of media outsourcing on international law. For the full report, please visit: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ql95B9WX4UauvgCtOz5-vZKXT7N35sgFWNivZWfX7QU/edit

    published: 08 Jan 2016
  • Kosmos supply vessels in occupied Western Sahara

    US oil company Kosmos Energy plans to drill in occupied Western Sahara in 2014. UN has stated such exploration to be in violation of international law. During the final seismic studies before drilling will commence, June 2014, these two supply vessels were observed in Dakhla harbour, in the occupied terrtory. Flamingo (IMO 6911861) and Baltimore (IMO 8121393) Read more on the dirty oil exploration on http://www.wsrw.org

    published: 30 Jun 2014
  • Kosmos supply vessel Geo Service 1 in occupied Western Sahara

    US oil company Kosmos Energy plans to drill in occupied Western Sahara in 2014. UN has stated such exploration to be in violation of international law. During the final seismic studies before drilling will commence, Geo Service 1 was observed in Dakhla harbour, in the occupied terrtory on 4 July 2014. Read more on Morocco's illegal oil exploration on http://www.wsrw.org

    published: 05 Jul 2014
  • Exercises Bir Lehlou Western Sahara Freedom !!!

    Military exercises of Western Sahara Arab Republic

    published: 29 Apr 2016
  • Kosmos: Starting things the right way in Western Sahara

    For Kosmos, stakeholder outreach in Western Sahara has been a key part of ensuring our operations are done the right way from the very beginning. Kosmos Energy has held rights to explore the Cap Boujdour block, currently an area of approximately 22,000 square kilometers offshore Western Sahara, since 2006 under a petroleum agreement with the Kingdom of Morocco, which includes our partner, the Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (ONHYM). We are extremely attentive to the sensitivity of the area and to the requirements of international law. We have been guided by the 2002 U.N. Legal Opinion on resource exploration and development in non-self-governing territories, including its explicit application to exploration for hydrocarbons offshore the Western Sahara. Kosmos’ activities...

    published: 26 Feb 2015
  • Isabella Lövin on EU-Morocco fisheries deal and Western Sahara

    Isabella Lövin (Greens/EFA, Sweden) during the debate about the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement in the European Parliament, 12 December 2011. The agreement is violating international law, since it covers fishing waters outside Western Sahara, occupied by Morocco. www.isabellalovin.com / www.cfp-reformwatch.eu

    published: 12 Dec 2011
  • Watching Western Sahara – Human Rights and Press Freedoms in the Last Colony in Africa

    For 40 years the Sahrawi people have been caught between two harsh realities: life in desert refugee camps and life under Moroccan occupation. These realities go largely unreported, and the voices of those living in Western Sahara go unheard. Moroccan authorities deny entry to foreign journalists and strictly prohibit press freedoms in the territory. Despite the media blackout, courageous Sahrawi media activists document life under occupation. Watching Western Sahara curates and shares videos from Sahrawi media activists. These videos provide a rare window into the day-to-day life of Sahrawi people who take risks to expose human rights abuses in Western Sahara. Please join us for a viewing of these videos and a panel discussion which will contextualize the footage, providing insights into...

    published: 28 Feb 2017
  • McDonald's and the Question of Western Sahara

    McDonald's caves in to pressure from Morocco and disregards international law

    published: 11 Dec 2008
  • Morocco and the Polisario Front - 14 Dec 2007

    They have been wrangling over Western Sahara for decades, but Morocco and the Polisario Front are still no closer to reaching an agreement. Morocco claims the North African territory as its own, but it is disputed by the Polisario movement which wants an independent state. Now, the Front, in its first general congress since 2003, is proposing a return to warfare. And as Zeina Awad reports, a generation of young Sahrawis are growing up in refugee camps, unsure of their future.

    published: 14 Dec 2007
  • Saharawi ambassador on kosmos Energy Oil-Drilling in Western Sahara

    The US oil company Kosmos Energy and the Scottish company Cairn Energy will drill for oil offshore Western Sahara. It is clearly in violation of international law, according to the UN - and it destroys the UN peace efforts. Here is what you need to know. In November, the rig ‘Atwood Achiever’ will be anchoring off the coast of Western Sahara, a territory largely under Moroccan occupation. In waters about 2135 meters deep, it will commence the first drilling operation in Western Sahara's history under Moroccan occupation. Drilling will start in December 2014. The rig is chartered by the US oil company Kosmos Energy Ltd which operates on a licence granted by the Moroccan state oil company ONHYM, in partnership with Scottish company Cairn Energy PLC. Exploration of oil offshore occupied W...

    published: 16 Nov 2014
  • Western Sahara plundering - Saharawis protest Norwegian fisheries

    Norwegian fishing company Sjøvik is fishing offshore occupied Western Sahara. The fisheries is taking place against the wishes of the Sahrawi people, and is thus in violation of international law. The highly unethical fisheries is done with a licence from Moroccan authorities. No state in the world recognises Saharan waters as Moroccan. The Norwegian government urges Norwegian companies to stay away from the territory. Read more on pages of Western Sahara Resource Watch; http://www.wsrw.org

    published: 30 May 2009
  • Western Sahara (Aicha Dahane Q&A)

    Aicha Dahane grew up in occupied Western Sahara. She became a human rights defender during her studies in law at Rabat University in Morocco and was forced to claim asylum in the UK in 2002. Her eldest brother, Brahim, was released from jail on 14 April 2011 after 18 months in prison. Brahim, who is President of the Saharawi Association of Victims of Grave Human Rights Violations committed by the Moroccan State, had been jailed with six other human rights activists after visiting the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria. Brahim won the 2009 Per Anger Peace Prize while in prison, which Aicha accepted on his behalf in Sweden. Aicha has just returned from Western Sahara and Morocco, having given evidence in her brother's trial. His surprise release on bail is due to pressure from human righ...

    published: 05 Apr 2012
  • Africa’s Last Colony: Western Saharan Independence Movement Mourns Loss of Polisario Front Leader

    http://democracynow.org - A leader of the independence movement in Western Sahara died Tuesday. Mohamed Abdelaziz was the leader and co-founder of the Sahrawi people’s Polisario Front movement, which has demanded independence ever since Morocco took over most of Western Sahara in 1975. He was 68. A 16-year-long insurgency led by the indigenous Polisario Front ended with a U.N.-brokered truce in 1991. The resolution promised a referendum on independence, which has yet to take place. Morocco is only willing to grant limited autonomy to the disputed region. Eighty-four countries as well as the African Union recognize Western Sahara as an independent nation. In March, Morocco expelled U.N. staffers from Western Sahara after Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon referred to Morocco’s rule over the reg...

    published: 02 Jun 2016
  • Hans Corell on the natural resources in Western Sahara part 2 of 2

    the UNs legal opinion from 2002 on exploitation of the natural resources of a Non-Self-Governing Territory written by Hans Corell, former UN Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, the Legal Counsel.

    published: 22 Apr 2009
  • Algeria reaffirms support for self-determination of Western Sahara

    Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said on Saturday he supports UN efforts for a resumption of negotiations between Rabat and the Polisario Front to reach a solution based on self-determination of Western Sahara. The vast territory populated by half a million inhabitants is a former Spanish colony controlled by Morocco. Morocco proposes a wide autonomy under its sovereignty, while the Polisario, backed by Algeria, claims a self-determination referendum. UN mediation efforts have stalled.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/02/27/algeria-reaffirms-support-for-self-determination-of-western-sahara Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com...

    published: 27 Feb 2016
  • Demonstration against Kosmos Energy in occupied Western Sahara

    Oil company Kosmos Energy is looking for oil and planning to drill this year in occupied Western Sahara under a licence given by occupying power, Morocco, violating international law. The Saharawi people object to the illegal oil hunt, but are not listened to. Read more on http://www.wsrw.org

    published: 18 Oct 2014
  • Sahara Fish Plunder Video

    The Association for the Monitoring of the Resources and for the Protection of the Environment in Western Sahara ( AMNPENWS) Elaaiun March 9, 2016 Pictures and a Story to tell: A Massacre against the Saharawi Fish On the day of March 4th, 2016, A Moroccan fishing vessel named: TIDZI discarded 150 tons of the Croaker fish known also as Courbine fish. This took place in the high seas of Western Sahara in the C zone that has been plundered for decades now. In fact, fishing by Moroccan and any foreign vessels in Western Saharan waters takes place despite protests by t the local Saharawi civil society activists and by the Polisario Front, recognized by the United Nations sin...

    published: 08 Mar 2016
  • Belgium importing phosphate from occupied Western Sahara

    Port of Gent, Belgium. October 7th, 2008. The vessel 'Novigrad' discharges phosphates from occupied Western Sahara. Such trade is highly unethical and in violation of international law. Edit: Torgrim Ødegård for The Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara

    published: 09 Oct 2008
  • Siemens CEO ignores Saharawis wishes at AGM

    The CEO of the German company Siemens does not bother to listen to the wishes of the people of Western Sahara. The company claims that the oppressed people of the occupied territory is benefiting from their partnership with Morocco. Morocco is occupying Western Sahara in violation of international law. Read more on http://www.wsrw.org

    published: 13 Feb 2017
  • Conflict in The Western Sahara

    This video is about Morocco's occupation of the Western Sahara and the effect of media outsourcing on international law. For the full report, please visit: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ql95B9WX4UauvgCtOz5-vZKXT7N35sgFWNivZWfX7QU/edit

    published: 08 Jan 2016
  • Telecommunications in Western Sahara

    Telecommunications in Western Sahara include radio, television, fixed and mobile telephones, and the Internet. Morocco claims the Western Sahara territory and administers Moroccan law through Moroccan institutions in the estimated 85 percent of the territory it controls. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el Hamra and Rio de Oro, an organization that has sought independence for the former Spanish territory since 1973, disputes Morocco’s claim to sovereignty over the territory. Because of this long running dispute, many traditional telecommunication statistics are not reported separately for the Western Sahara. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

    published: 07 Jan 2016
  • Demonstration against Kosmos Energy in occupied Western Sahara

    Oil company Kosmos Energy is looking for oil and planning to drill this year in occupied Western Sahara under a licence given by occupying power, Morocco, violating international law. The Saharawi people object to the illegal oil hunt, but are not listened to. Read more on http://www.wsrw.org

    published: 18 Oct 2014
  • ICP Asked Ban Ki-moon's Spox of Morocco Banning Suelma Beirouk From COP 22, Spox Says Has No Info

    UN Tells ICP Hasn't Head COP 22 “HostMorocco Banned African Parliamentarian From Attending By Matthew Russell Lee, Follow up to Exclusives UNITED NATIONS, November 7 -- The UN of Ban Ki-moon, which gave in to Morocco's demand to pull out 83 members of its MINURSO mission in Western Sahara and has yet to get most of the returned, is now proposing to give in further, sources have exclusively told Inner City Press. On November 5-6, after three rounds of questions from Inner City Press about its COP23.ma website having a map which portrayed Western Sahara as a part of Morocco, the redesigned website dropped the map. But former star Diego Maradona was transported to Western Sahara, see below. And the now map-less site still contains dubious "information" about Morocco such as a border wit...

    published: 07 Nov 2016
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What Is Sharia Law?

What Is Sharia Law?

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Sharia law is practiced in many Muslim countries, but it's extremist groups like ISIS and the Taliban that enforce it the harshest. What is Sharia Law? Are there different forms of it in Islam? Learn More: Islam: Governing Under Sharia http://www.cfr.org/religion/islam-governing-under-sharia/p8034 “Sharia, or Islamic law, influences the legal code in most Muslim countries. A movement to allow sharia to govern personal status law, a set of regulations that pertain to marriage, divorce, inheritance, and custody, is even expanding into the West.” 5 Myths the Media Needs to Stop Spreading About Sharia Law http://mic.com/articles/91083/5-myths-the-media-needs-to-stop-spreading-about-sharia-law “One of the defining characteristics of the post-9/11 world has been a ubiquitous fear, in Euro-American countries, of the creepy imperial prowess of Islamic law — a prowess that never seems to exist outside the imaginations of overzealous protesters.” Sharia Incorporated: A Comparative Overview of the Legal Systems of Twelve Muslim Countries in Past and Present http://dare.uva.nl/document/221087 Watch More: Who is Boko Haram? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTzpd43HBzo&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA What does “Jihad” really mean? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZP1nAoajh0&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA _________________________ TestTube's new daily show is committed to answering the smart, inquisitive questions we have about life, society, politics and anything else happening in the news. It's a place where curiosity rules and together we'll get a clearer understanding of this crazy world we live in. Watch more TestTube: http://testtube.com/testtubedailyshow/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testtubenetwork TestTube on Twitter https://twitter.com/TestTube Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez TestTube on Facebook https://facebook.com/testtubenetwork TestTube on Google+ http://gplus.to/TestTube Download the New TestTube iOS app! http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Why Do Algeria And Morocco Hate Each Other?

Why Do Algeria And Morocco Hate Each Other?

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Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml Despite their history as allies under French colonial rule, Morocco and Algeria have been embroiled in serious territory disputes. So, what happened? Why do Morocco and Algeria hate each other? Learn More: Algeria (1992-present) http://faculty.virginia.edu/j.sw/uploads/research/Schulhofer-Wohl%202007%20Algeria.pdf "The Algerian civil war that began in 1992 has gained notoriety for several reasons. " Western Sahara Profile http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-14115273 "A mainly desert territory in north-west Africa, Western Sahara is the subject of a decades-long dispute between Morocco and the Algerian-backed Polisario Front." 2015 UNHCR country operations profile - Algeria http://www.unhcr.org/pages/49e485e16.html "The absence of a national asylum law and functioning body to adjudicate asylum requests in Algeria prompts UNHCR to carry out refugee status determination." Algeria and Morocco: Open that Border http://www.economist.com/node/16219845 "Moroccans call the vast and arid region along their border with Algeria 'the Oriental'." Watch More: The Ukraine Russia Conflict Explained https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdxG-fLv0vI Why Do The UK And Argentina Hate Each Other? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5RPWTksegA Subscribe to TestTube Daily! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml _________________________ TestTube's new daily show is committed to answering the smart, inquisitive questions we have about life, society, politics and anything else happening in the news. It's a place where curiosity rules and together we'll get a clearer understanding of this crazy world we live in. Watch more TestTube: http://testtube.com/testtubedailyshow/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testtubenetwork TestTube on Twitter https://twitter.com/TestTube Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez TestTube on Facebook https://facebook.com/testtubenetwork TestTube on Google+ http://gplus.to/TestTube Download the New TestTube iOS app! http://testu.be/1ndmmMq Special thanks to Amy Shira Teitel for hosting TestTube! Check Amy out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/astVintageSpace
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Hans Corell on the natural resources in Western Sahara part 1 of 2

Hans Corell on the natural resources in Western Sahara part 1 of 2

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the UNs legal opinion from 2002 on exploitation of the natural resources of a Non-Self-Governing Territory written by Hans Corell, former UN Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, the Legal Counsel.
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Lecture: The refugee camps of the Western Sahara, by Manuel Herz- Part 1

Lecture: The refugee camps of the Western Sahara, by Manuel Herz- Part 1

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Prefiguring the State -- The refugee camps of the Western Sahara How do the refugees of the Western Sahara live, how do they move through the camps, in what spaces do they work or learn, and how do they go about activities of leisure and recreation? Placing the urbanistic and architectural dimension of the camp into the center allows us to investigate precisely how space becomes a medium through which the underlying conflict is expressed. Manuel Herz is an urban researcher and architect based in Basel with built public and private projects in Europe and Asia. He has taught at Harvard University and was head of research at the ETH Studio Basel -- Institute of the Contemporary City. Currently he is a visiting professor at the ETH Zürich.
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Conference on Western Sahara Melbourne 2015: Tim Robertson

Conference on Western Sahara Melbourne 2015: Tim Robertson

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Exploration and Exploitation cannot be meaningfully separated in practice. Tim Robertson, SC in his presentation to the Melbourne conference Natural Resources – the Key to Western Sahara’s Future, 19 March 2015 calls into question a crucial distinction in Hans Corell’s 2002 UN legal opinion on oil exploration licences in Western Sahara. Accepting Robertson's view would mean that no prospective activity licensed by Morocco can take place in the non-self-governing territory of Western Sahara until a referendum of self-determination is held. Conference Details: http://www.sahararesourcesday.info Tim Robertson is a senior NSW barrister and civil libertarian with a very broad practice, predominantly in environmental, property, native title and public law, including public international law. He advises governments, corporations and NGOs in the Asia-Pacific Region. This talk, not listed on the program, was given at the Conference Dinner on19 March 2015, at the Angliss Restaurant, 550 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne.
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Phosphate mine in occupied Western Sahara

Phosphate mine in occupied Western Sahara

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This clip shows phosphate mine in occupied Western Sahara. The mining takes place in violation of international law and the interests and wishes of the local population. The country Western Sahara has been occupied by Morocco since 1975. For higher resolution version of this video, go to homepages of Western Sahara Resource Watch, www.wsrw.org.
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Conflict in The Western Sahara

Conflict in The Western Sahara

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This video is about Morocco's occupation of the Western Sahara and the effect of media outsourcing on international law. For the full report, please visit: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ql95B9WX4UauvgCtOz5-vZKXT7N35sgFWNivZWfX7QU/edit
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Kosmos supply vessels in occupied Western Sahara

Kosmos supply vessels in occupied Western Sahara

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US oil company Kosmos Energy plans to drill in occupied Western Sahara in 2014. UN has stated such exploration to be in violation of international law. During the final seismic studies before drilling will commence, June 2014, these two supply vessels were observed in Dakhla harbour, in the occupied terrtory. Flamingo (IMO 6911861) and Baltimore (IMO 8121393) Read more on the dirty oil exploration on http://www.wsrw.org
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Kosmos supply vessel Geo Service 1 in occupied Western Sahara

Kosmos supply vessel Geo Service 1 in occupied Western Sahara

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US oil company Kosmos Energy plans to drill in occupied Western Sahara in 2014. UN has stated such exploration to be in violation of international law. During the final seismic studies before drilling will commence, Geo Service 1 was observed in Dakhla harbour, in the occupied terrtory on 4 July 2014. Read more on Morocco's illegal oil exploration on http://www.wsrw.org
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Exercises Bir Lehlou Western Sahara Freedom !!!

Exercises Bir Lehlou Western Sahara Freedom !!!

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Kosmos: Starting things the right way in Western Sahara

Kosmos: Starting things the right way in Western Sahara

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  • Updated: 26 Feb 2015
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For Kosmos, stakeholder outreach in Western Sahara has been a key part of ensuring our operations are done the right way from the very beginning. Kosmos Energy has held rights to explore the Cap Boujdour block, currently an area of approximately 22,000 square kilometers offshore Western Sahara, since 2006 under a petroleum agreement with the Kingdom of Morocco, which includes our partner, the Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (ONHYM). We are extremely attentive to the sensitivity of the area and to the requirements of international law. We have been guided by the 2002 U.N. Legal Opinion on resource exploration and development in non-self-governing territories, including its explicit application to exploration for hydrocarbons offshore the Western Sahara. Kosmos’ activities are focused on exploration and do not involve the production of resources. Our activities have yet to prove conclusively whether sufficient hydrocarbon resources are present to justify development. However, Kosmos is working with the Kingdom of Morocco to ensure that if commercial resources are discovered offshore Western Sahara, they are developed in a manner that complies with international law and reflects best practice for resource management. We are committed to operating ethically and transparently. If our exploration efforts are successful, resource development will have the potential to create tangible social and economic benefits for the people of the territory. Watch Kosmos’ Chairman & CEO, Andy Inglis, and local leaders discuss Kosmos’ Cap Boujdour oil exploration project in Western Sahara. For more information, please visit: Western Sahara Oil http://www.westernsaharaoil.com Kosmos Energy http://www.kosmosenergy.com
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Isabella Lövin on EU-Morocco fisheries deal and Western Sahara

Isabella Lövin on EU-Morocco fisheries deal and Western Sahara

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Isabella Lövin (Greens/EFA, Sweden) during the debate about the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement in the European Parliament, 12 December 2011. The agreement is violating international law, since it covers fishing waters outside Western Sahara, occupied by Morocco. www.isabellalovin.com / www.cfp-reformwatch.eu
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Watching Western Sahara – Human Rights and Press Freedoms in the Last Colony in Africa

Watching Western Sahara – Human Rights and Press Freedoms in the Last Colony in Africa

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For 40 years the Sahrawi people have been caught between two harsh realities: life in desert refugee camps and life under Moroccan occupation. These realities go largely unreported, and the voices of those living in Western Sahara go unheard. Moroccan authorities deny entry to foreign journalists and strictly prohibit press freedoms in the territory. Despite the media blackout, courageous Sahrawi media activists document life under occupation. Watching Western Sahara curates and shares videos from Sahrawi media activists. These videos provide a rare window into the day-to-day life of Sahrawi people who take risks to expose human rights abuses in Western Sahara. Please join us for a viewing of these videos and a panel discussion which will contextualize the footage, providing insights into the realities of the often silenced Sahrawi and the human rights implications in what a UN commission considers the last colony in Africa. Panelists include: Amy Goodman Host of Democracy Now! Madeleine Bair Managing Editor, Watching Western Sahara Sandra Lynn Babcock Clinical Professor of Law, Cornell University Mohammed Ali Arkoukoum President of the Sahrawi Association in New York Katlyn Thomas Former Chair of the United Nations Committee of the New York City Bar Association Moderated by: Eric Goldstein Deputy Director, Middle East and North Africa Division, Human Rights Watch Welcoming remarks by: Lawrence Moss Director of the Human Rights Program at Hunter College Sponsored by the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, the Hunter College Human Rights Program, WITNESS, and the Western Sahara International Film Festival (FiSahara) Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, February 16, 2017.
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McDonald's and the Question of Western Sahara

McDonald's and the Question of Western Sahara

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McDonald's caves in to pressure from Morocco and disregards international law
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Morocco and the Polisario Front - 14 Dec 2007

Morocco and the Polisario Front - 14 Dec 2007

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They have been wrangling over Western Sahara for decades, but Morocco and the Polisario Front are still no closer to reaching an agreement. Morocco claims the North African territory as its own, but it is disputed by the Polisario movement which wants an independent state. Now, the Front, in its first general congress since 2003, is proposing a return to warfare. And as Zeina Awad reports, a generation of young Sahrawis are growing up in refugee camps, unsure of their future.
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Saharawi ambassador on kosmos Energy Oil-Drilling in Western Sahara

Saharawi ambassador on kosmos Energy Oil-Drilling in Western Sahara

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The US oil company Kosmos Energy and the Scottish company Cairn Energy will drill for oil offshore Western Sahara. It is clearly in violation of international law, according to the UN - and it destroys the UN peace efforts. Here is what you need to know. In November, the rig ‘Atwood Achiever’ will be anchoring off the coast of Western Sahara, a territory largely under Moroccan occupation. In waters about 2135 meters deep, it will commence the first drilling operation in Western Sahara's history under Moroccan occupation. Drilling will start in December 2014. The rig is chartered by the US oil company Kosmos Energy Ltd which operates on a licence granted by the Moroccan state oil company ONHYM, in partnership with Scottish company Cairn Energy PLC. Exploration of oil offshore occupied Western Sahara presents a significant problem. Such activities are considered to be in violation of international law. In 2002, the UN Legal Office stated that oil exploration or exploitation in Western Sahara to be illegal if undertaken ”in disregard of the wishes and interests of the people of Western Sahara”. The people of Western Sahara, the Saharawi people, and their representatives have unequivocally stated their opposition to Kosmos’ plans in their occupied native land’s waters. The Saharawis are also on record as noting that they will not tangibly benefit from oil production – rather the contrary; they fear that the petroleum may not be available to them in the future, and that the industrial and economic activity to result from oil production will only entrench an illegal and violent occupation. Half the people of Western Sahara today live in refugee camps in the harshest parts of the Algerian desert, surviving on dwindling humanitarian aid and facing malnutrition. They don’t stand to benefit at all. As such, Morocco’s oil programme in Western Sahara presents a key obstacle to the resolution of this long-standing conflict, as it severely undermines the Saharawi people’s confidence in the UN-led peace talks and in the United Nations as the custodian of international law. By engaging in oil production in Western Sahara through a deal with the Moroccan government, Kosmos and Cairn contribute to supporting Morocco’s unfounded claims to sovereignty over the territory and disrespect the wishes of the indigenous Saharawi people. No state in the world recognises the Moroccan self-proclaimed sovereignty over the territory. tn_atwood_achiever.jpgNeither Kosmos, Cairn, nor the owner of the drillship, Atwood Oceanics have ever sought the consent of the people of the territory, the Saharawi people. Instead, the involved companies carried out a duplicitous consultation process whereby they met pro-Moroccan groups to support its plans. Carrying out protests against the planned drilling implies a risk to the safety and freedom of the people involved. In recent years, Saharawi activists have been handed lifetime sentences in a Moroccan military court for protesting against the plunder, and severely beaten by police for peacefully expressing opposition to Kosmos. Numerous companies that have worked for Kosmos Energy on the Western Sahara licence have regretted their involvement, such as the seismic survey companies and the builders of the drillship. The drilling programme in Western Sahara is unique. It will be the first time since 1999 that drilling will take place offshore an occupied part of a Non-Self-Governing Territory will take place. When that happened last time, under Indonesia’s occupation of East Timor, the activities were widely condemned and universally acknowledged as illegal. Fore more information visit www.wsrw.org.
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Western Sahara plundering - Saharawis protest Norwegian fisheries

Western Sahara plundering - Saharawis protest Norwegian fisheries

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Norwegian fishing company Sjøvik is fishing offshore occupied Western Sahara. The fisheries is taking place against the wishes of the Sahrawi people, and is thus in violation of international law. The highly unethical fisheries is done with a licence from Moroccan authorities. No state in the world recognises Saharan waters as Moroccan. The Norwegian government urges Norwegian companies to stay away from the territory. Read more on pages of Western Sahara Resource Watch; http://www.wsrw.org
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Western Sahara (Aicha Dahane Q&A)

Western Sahara (Aicha Dahane Q&A)

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Aicha Dahane grew up in occupied Western Sahara. She became a human rights defender during her studies in law at Rabat University in Morocco and was forced to claim asylum in the UK in 2002. Her eldest brother, Brahim, was released from jail on 14 April 2011 after 18 months in prison. Brahim, who is President of the Saharawi Association of Victims of Grave Human Rights Violations committed by the Moroccan State, had been jailed with six other human rights activists after visiting the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria. Brahim won the 2009 Per Anger Peace Prize while in prison, which Aicha accepted on his behalf in Sweden. Aicha has just returned from Western Sahara and Morocco, having given evidence in her brother's trial. His surprise release on bail is due to pressure from human rights organisations and the widespread protests which are currently affecting North Africa and the Middle East. For more information about the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, go to our website: http://www.law.monash.edu.au/castancentre/
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Africa’s Last Colony: Western Saharan Independence Movement Mourns Loss of Polisario Front Leader

Africa’s Last Colony: Western Saharan Independence Movement Mourns Loss of Polisario Front Leader

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http://democracynow.org - A leader of the independence movement in Western Sahara died Tuesday. Mohamed Abdelaziz was the leader and co-founder of the Sahrawi people’s Polisario Front movement, which has demanded independence ever since Morocco took over most of Western Sahara in 1975. He was 68. A 16-year-long insurgency led by the indigenous Polisario Front ended with a U.N.-brokered truce in 1991. The resolution promised a referendum on independence, which has yet to take place. Morocco is only willing to grant limited autonomy to the disputed region. Eighty-four countries as well as the African Union recognize Western Sahara as an independent nation. In March, Morocco expelled U.N. staffers from Western Sahara after Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon referred to Morocco’s rule over the region as "occupation" during a visit to refugee camps in the Algerian town of Tindouf, located in southwestern Algeria. The expulsion of the 84 U.N. staffers has put at risk the ceasefire between Morocco and the Polisario Front. We speak to Sidi Omar, ambassador-at-large of the Polisario Front, and University of San Francisco professor Stephen Zunes. Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET: http://democracynow.org Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today: http://democracynow.org/donate FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: https://twitter.com/democracynow YouTube: http://youtube.com/democracynow SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/democracynow Daily Email: http://democracynow.org/subscribe Google+: https://plus.google.com/+DemocracyNow Instagram: http://instagram.com/democracynow Tumblr: http://democracynow.tumblr.com Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/democracynow iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/democracy-now!-audio/id73802554 TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/Democracy-Now-p90/ Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/democracy-now
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Hans Corell on the natural resources in Western Sahara part 2 of 2

Hans Corell on the natural resources in Western Sahara part 2 of 2

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the UNs legal opinion from 2002 on exploitation of the natural resources of a Non-Self-Governing Territory written by Hans Corell, former UN Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, the Legal Counsel.
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Algeria reaffirms support for self-determination of Western Sahara

Algeria reaffirms support for self-determination of Western Sahara

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said on Saturday he supports UN efforts for a resumption of negotiations between Rabat and the Polisario Front to reach a solution based on self-determination of Western Sahara. The vast territory populated by half a million inhabitants is a former Spanish colony controlled by Morocco. Morocco proposes a wide autonomy under its sovereignty, while the Polisario, backed by Algeria, claims a self-determination referendum. UN mediation efforts have stalled.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/02/27/algeria-reaffirms-support-for-self-determination-of-western-sahara Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Demonstration against Kosmos Energy in occupied Western Sahara

Demonstration against Kosmos Energy in occupied Western Sahara

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Oil company Kosmos Energy is looking for oil and planning to drill this year in occupied Western Sahara under a licence given by occupying power, Morocco, violating international law. The Saharawi people object to the illegal oil hunt, but are not listened to. Read more on http://www.wsrw.org
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Sahara Fish Plunder Video

Sahara Fish Plunder Video

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The Association for the Monitoring of the Resources and for the Protection of the Environment in Western Sahara ( AMNPENWS) Elaaiun March 9, 2016 Pictures and a Story to tell: A Massacre against the Saharawi Fish On the day of March 4th, 2016, A Moroccan fishing vessel named: TIDZI discarded 150 tons of the Croaker fish known also as Courbine fish. This took place in the high seas of Western Sahara in the C zone that has been plundered for decades now. In fact, fishing by Moroccan and any foreign vessels in Western Saharan waters takes place despite protests by t the local Saharawi civil society activists and by the Polisario Front, recognized by the United Nations since 1979 as the legitimate representative of the people of Western Sahara. Western Sahara is not part of Morocco – it has the status of a Non-Self-Governing Territory under the Charter of the United Nations, and no country in the world recognizes Morocco’s claim to Western Sahara. Legally speaking, Morocco cannot claim nor seek to exercise sovereign rights in the waters adjacent to the coast of Western Sahara, nor can it extend its fisheries zone into that area. To see such a plunder and such a waste is against all laws and ethics. Fishing by any vessels in Western Sahara’s waters pursuant to an arrangement with the Kingdom of Morocco is contrary to the interests and wishes of the people of Western Sahara. Over the years, most fish stocks off the coast of Western Sahara are considered fully exploited or overexploited, as a result of years of intense fishing by local, EU and other foreign fishing fleets. Overfishing in the Saharawi coasts is strongly linked to the excess capacity in the Moroccan national fishing fleet. According to observers and to statistics, there are too many large and destructive fishing vessels, especially the RSW, that ignore deliberately the international law and the ethics of the job as they go on discarding the precious catch, plundering fish and destroying the Saharawis waters. The Saharawi people have tried in different ways to make their voices heard and to protest against the exploitation by Morocco and other countries of Western Saharan resources. Their protests also denounced the fact that they consider themselves marginalized in the labor market, and thus unable to profit in any sense from those resources. Such a fleet is operating at excess capacity is often also a driver for illegal and unregulated fishing. We are now witnessing, (see pictures and video), the causes, the consequences and the manifestation of the depletion of fish stocks and the unsustainable and unprofitable nature of fishing in Saharawi waters, more EU fishing vessels have moved to distant fishing grounds. This plunder has further aggravated a local overfishing crisis. During her visit to Dakhla city (Western Sahara) last year 2015, the Special Rapporteur on Food visited the port of Dakhla, where she witnessed abundant commercial and large-scale fishing projects for both national consumption and for export. The report says:¨While it is evident that considerable investment and resources are being poured into the development of the fishing sector, there is concern that not everyone working in the industry is reaping the benefits. Indeed, the Special Rapporteur learned that small-scale fisher folk are among the poorest in Western Sahara. While there have been efforts to integrate the local population by offering supplementary licences, the expert learned that Sahrawi people who are involved in the fishing industry struggle to find employment in the ports in order to sustain their livelihood. The Association for the Monitoring of the Resources and for the Protection of the Environment in Western Sahara ( AMNPENWS) strongly condemns the discarding of such an unsustainable natural resource fish species. This clearly shows the fate of the croaker fish may foretell the progressive collapse of fish stocks in the Saharawi waters. There is no doubt that the fate of this one fish reflects a bigger picture: decades of unchecked global fishing pushed by the absence of the respect of ethics, greed, corruption, mismanagement and geopolitical discrepancies.
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Belgium importing phosphate from occupied Western Sahara

Belgium importing phosphate from occupied Western Sahara

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Port of Gent, Belgium. October 7th, 2008. The vessel 'Novigrad' discharges phosphates from occupied Western Sahara. Such trade is highly unethical and in violation of international law. Edit: Torgrim Ødegård for The Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara
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Siemens CEO ignores Saharawis wishes at AGM

Siemens CEO ignores Saharawis wishes at AGM

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The CEO of the German company Siemens does not bother to listen to the wishes of the people of Western Sahara. The company claims that the oppressed people of the occupied territory is benefiting from their partnership with Morocco. Morocco is occupying Western Sahara in violation of international law. Read more on http://www.wsrw.org
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Conflict in The Western Sahara

Conflict in The Western Sahara

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This video is about Morocco's occupation of the Western Sahara and the effect of media outsourcing on international law. For the full report, please visit: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ql95B9WX4UauvgCtOz5-vZKXT7N35sgFWNivZWfX7QU/edit
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Telecommunications in Western Sahara

Telecommunications in Western Sahara

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Telecommunications in Western Sahara include radio, television, fixed and mobile telephones, and the Internet. Morocco claims the Western Sahara territory and administers Moroccan law through Moroccan institutions in the estimated 85 percent of the territory it controls. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el Hamra and Rio de Oro, an organization that has sought independence for the former Spanish territory since 1973, disputes Morocco’s claim to sovereignty over the territory. Because of this long running dispute, many traditional telecommunication statistics are not reported separately for the Western Sahara. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Demonstration against Kosmos Energy in occupied Western Sahara

Demonstration against Kosmos Energy in occupied Western Sahara

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Oil company Kosmos Energy is looking for oil and planning to drill this year in occupied Western Sahara under a licence given by occupying power, Morocco, violating international law. The Saharawi people object to the illegal oil hunt, but are not listened to. Read more on http://www.wsrw.org
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ICP Asked Ban Ki-moon's Spox of Morocco Banning Suelma Beirouk From COP 22, Spox Says Has No Info

ICP Asked Ban Ki-moon's Spox of Morocco Banning Suelma Beirouk From COP 22, Spox Says Has No Info

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UN Tells ICP Hasn't Head COP 22 “HostMorocco Banned African Parliamentarian From Attending By Matthew Russell Lee, Follow up to Exclusives UNITED NATIONS, November 7 -- The UN of Ban Ki-moon, which gave in to Morocco's demand to pull out 83 members of its MINURSO mission in Western Sahara and has yet to get most of the returned, is now proposing to give in further, sources have exclusively told Inner City Press. On November 5-6, after three rounds of questions from Inner City Press about its COP23.ma website having a map which portrayed Western Sahara as a part of Morocco, the redesigned website dropped the map. But former star Diego Maradona was transported to Western Sahara, see below. And the now map-less site still contains dubious "information" about Morocco such as a border with Mauritania, see here. And on November 6, Moroccan authorities reported forced the Vice-President of the African Parliament, Suelma Beirouk, to be detained in htne to leave the airport in Marrakech, aboard a plane to Casa Blanca, where they are expected to seek further return to Algiers. The Pan-Afircan Parliament was part of the preparatory committee for COP 21 - now this, from the "host" of COP 22. On November 7 Inner City Press asked Ban Ki-moon's spokesman Stephane Dujarric about the banning of Suelma Beirouk; he said he had no information, adding generally that people should have a right to attend COP 22. Video here. So what will be said about this Banning? We'll have more on this. On September 22, when Inner City Press asked Morocco's foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar about MINURSO it was told it is already “fully functional." But when Inner City Press asked Ban Ki-moon's deputy spokesman Farhan Haq how many of the 83 expelled staff are back, the answer was only 25. UN transcript below. With Ban headed to Morocco for COP22 -- when Inner City Press asked, his lead spokesman Stephane Dujarric had no substantive comment on the killing of the fish seller Fikri, Vine video here -- Inner City Press asked Ban's lead spokesman Stephane Dujarric about Morocco's COP22.ma website, see below This website, replete with UN / UNFCCC logos, until it was changed over the weekend had a map which portrayed Western Sahara as part of Morocco. See map [was] here. On November 4, Inner City Press for the third time asked Ban's spokesman Stephane Dujarric, video here, UN transcript here: Inner City Press: I’m going to ask you again about this issue of the, the UNFCCC… the COP22 where the Secretary-General was going and this website. You said it was a very legitimate question. What is the answer by OLA [Office of Legal Affairs] whether UNFCCC logo can be used for a map that portrays Western Sahara…? [inaudible] Spokesman: I haven’t… first of all, the website is, the cop22.ma website is run by the Moroccan presidency of COP [Conference of Parties]. Right? We, obviously, the Moroccans are a partner in organising the COP. UNFCCC has its own website. I haven’t seen any maps on the COP22 website but I’m happy to see them. The UN’s position on Western Sahara remains unchanged regardless of what is maybe on any website. ICP Question: I guess I’m asking because there have been recent comments by Hans Corell, the former head of OLA, saying that the whole thing is… is… that these... both the turbines in Western Sahara and their portrayal are legally problematic, so I’m just… [inaudible] Spokesman: The UN’s position has not changed. But the projects are in violation of international law and UN principles for responsible business according to the former UN Legal Counsel under Kofi Annan, Hans Corell of Sweden, done without properly consulting the people of Western Sahara or ensuring that they are the ones profiting from the wind energy. Corell has added that Morocco’s invasion of Western Sahara, and the transfer of own citizens to the territory could be in violation of Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention. After Inner City Press' noon briefing questions, the redesigned COP22.ma website dropped the map. But here's Maradona - we'll have more on this.
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