Norwegian government refutes Moroccan propaganda 07.06 - 2019 The Moroccan ambassador in Oslo stated that Norwegian observers cannot attend trials in Western Sahara, as courtrooms are always closed, including in Norway. The Government of Norway this week stated that this is incorrect. Read more
Shipping company drops Western Sahara transports11.01 - 2019 In 2015 and 2017, the Norwegian shipping company Spar Shipping transported two large cargos of phosphate rock from occupied Western Sahara to India. The company announced today that further trade from the territory is out of the question. Read more
New report: Western Sahara activists in arbitrary detention 25.09 - 2017 Former President-Rapporteur, United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, expresses deep concern after observing the court case against 24 human rights activists from the occupied parts of Western Sahara. 19 of the 24 Saharawis remain in jail.
Chaos in Gdeim Izik trial continues18.05 - 2017 The detainees withdrew from the proceedings, along with their defense attorneys, on the 16th of May. New witnesses have appeared out of the blue, observers explain.Read more
Follow the Gdeim Izik trial, day by day17.03 - 2017 Get the latest information about the court case against the Gdeim Izik prisoners from occupied Western Sahara. Continuously updated. Day 13 of the appeal takes place on 8 May 2017.Read more
Norwegians expelled from Morocco 25.01 - 2017 At 11:30 PM the two Norwegians Diego Vaula Foss and Hans Inge Alander were told by Moroccan authorities that they are expelled from Morocco - probably because they had met with people from occupied Western Sahara. Read more
Since 1975, three quarters of the territory of Western Sahara has been occupied by Morocco. A majority of the population is still living in refugee camps in Algeria. Those who remained in their homeland are subjected to serious harassment from the Moroccan occupiers. For more than 40 years the Sahrawis have been waiting for the fullfilment of their legitimate right to self-determination.
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