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Western Sahara: Polisario and NGOs say Siemens' windmill project contravenes intl. law, raise human rights concerns

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Company response
18 April 2012

Response by Siemens: Company faces scrutiny from GES Investment Services over Western Sahara wind project (further to previous Updates)

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Article
17 April 2012

[subscription required for full article] Siemens facing scrutiny over Western Sahara wind project

Author: Jan Wagner, Responsible Investor

Siemens, the German industrial giant, is facing scrutiny from environmental, social and governance (ESG) research house GES Investment Services over a wind farm project in the disputed Western Sahara region of Morocco. Following media reports, GES is looking to see whether the project violates the human rights of the indigenous Saharawi people.

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Article
9 April 2012

Polisario rejects Siemens’ claim to be developing Western Sahara

Author: Peter Kenworthy, Africa Contact, in Newstime Africa

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Company non-response
4 April 2012

Navera Holding did not respond to: Polisario & NGOs say company’s windmill project contravenes intl. law, raise human rights concerns.

Company response
4 April 2012

Response by Siemens: Polisario & NGOs say company’s windmill project contravenes intl. law, raise human rights concerns.

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Article
3 April 2012

Siemens makes illegal windmill deal in occupied Western Sahara

Author: Peter Kenworthy, Africa Contact

[Siemens response below. We also invited Nareva Holding to respond but it has not yet done so]

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Article
3 April 2012

[PDF] Siemens’ involvement in the Foum El Oued wind park project in the West Sahara region

Author: Siemens AG

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