Monthly Archives: January 2008

Practising what you preach, UK Guardian article….

By Ian Williams, January 10, 2008 6:00 PM
For three days this week representatives of Polisario and Morocco secluded themselves in Manhasset in the New York suburbs, allegedly in an attempt to reach a solution to the western Sahara issue. At stake was not just the fate of the half of the Saharawis baking in desert exile and the other half suffering consistent Moroccan occupation and repression, but whether international law actually has any force or meaning in the 21st century. 
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Incitec Pivot Annual General Meeting – Company defends import policies

Incitec defends import policies
from The Weekly Times, December 26 2007.
FERTILISER giant Incitec Pivot has been forced to defend its continued sourcing of phosphate rock from a disputed North African territory.
Chairman John Watson told shareholders at its annual general meeting last week the company was not in breach of international law by importing from Western Sahara. A small group of protestors gathered outside the meeting to urge Incitec Pivot to halt trading with Morocco, which controls Western Sahara.
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