Plundering of Western Sahara slammed in the UN General Assembly

Author: Western Sahara Resource Watch , Published on: 9 October 2008

The issue of the plundering of Western Sahara was a recurring topic, as the UN's committee for decolonisation issues this week has gathered to debate the decolonisation process in Western Sahara. Companies from various countries were critizised for illegal phosphate exports, including...the Norwegian fertilizer company Yara International...,other Norwegian-owned companies such as the shipping company Gearbulk and the fishing company Sjøvikgruppen...,Mosaic Co...,the Irish oil company Island Oil and Gas ...Foreign companies that collaborate with the Moroccan occupier must understand that high ethical standards and corporate social responsibility will set them apart as the companies of the future rather than the past.

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Related companies: Island Oil & Gas Mosaic Fertilizer (part of The Mosaic Company) Yara