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U.S. Oil Firm Creates Tension over Western Sahara (IPS)

Advocacy groups like the Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) contest the legality of foreign businesses, like Kosmos, working with the Moroccan government to exploit Western Saharan resources.

“Morocco is not willing to allow the people the right to self-determination today, and the oil industry is becoming an obstacle in terms of putting pressure in Morocco to accept that right,” Erik Hagen, WSRW’s chair, told IPS.

This article is available in full:

http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/03/u-s-oil-firm-creates-tension-western-sahara/


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