• 2017
  • activists for the independence of Western Sahara and Human rights defenders , but also the lawyers by their absence protest against this unfair trial whose first hearings were held on March 13th 2017 after months of postponements. (awsa.org.au)
  • cargo
  • On June 15, the Court determined that the claim should proceed to a full trial, noting that the Saharawi government had prima facie ownership of the cargo. (awsa.org.au)
  • Algeria
  • Algeria for 30 years has backed the Polisario Front, the organisation battling for self-determination for Western Sahara, the former Spanish colony seized by Morocco. (investorintel.com)
  • Well, it seems from news reports that, to quote one, there is now occurring "an outburst of hostile rhetoric between Morocco and Algeria (reflecting) a historic animosity rooted in irreconcilable differences" over Western Sahara. (investorintel.com)
  • It has borders with Western Sahara to the south, Algeria to the east and the Spanish North African territories of Ceuta and Melilla on the Mediterranean coast in the north. (wikitravel.org)
  • Oil-rich countries such as Algeria, Libya and Gabon, and mineral-rich Botswana emerged among the top economies since the 21st century, while Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo, potentially among the world's richest nations, have sunk into the list of the world's poorest nations due to pervasive political corruption, warfare and braindrain of workforce. (wikipedia.org)
  • borders
  • During the Weimar Republic, the German government did not respect the Treaty of Versailles that it had been pressured to sign, and various government figures at the time rejected Germany's post-Versailles borders. (wikipedia.org)
  • increase
  • The export market has decreased because the high cost of the dollar created an artificial price increase for phosphate on foreign markets, and there are cheaper places for them to buy. (csmonitor.com)
  • price
  • If this plan - or even present production levels - are disrupted, then that could see global phosphate supplies squeezed with obvious price ramifications. (investorintel.com)
  • supply
  • The region is littered with elongated lakes, the remains of 100 years of strip mining which has provided more than 80 percent of the nation's phosphate supply and one-third of the world's. (csmonitor.com)
  • Phosphate is essential for the production of food and we can't afford supply disruptions. (rockphosphate.co.nz)
  • We can deliver a secure and sustainable local supply of low-cadmium phosphate that will also reduce fertiliser run-off into waterways, produce healthier soils and shrink fertiliser needs over time," Mr Castle said. (rockphosphate.co.nz)
  • Resources
  • Nearby lies the Samit phosphate project owned by Australia's Oklo Resources (ASX:OKU). (investorintel.com)
  • The UN has concluded that any exploitation of resources in Western Sahara would be illegal if the Saharawi people do not consent to it. (awsa.org.au)
  • Sid Ahmed Lamjayed is the president of the CSPRON The committee to support the peace settlement and to protect the natural resources in Western Sahara. (awsa.org.au)
  • large
  • Although phosphate mining here is largely backed by large chemical corporations diversified enough to absorb losses, there are efforts to make those losses short term. (csmonitor.com)
  • political
  • The trial of the Saharawi political prisoners of the Gdeim Izik group opened before the Court of Appeal in Salé - Morocco. (awsa.org.au)
  • rise
  • Here multistory draglines rise above the scrubland of the Peace River plains, veined with the remains of the ancient sea life that makes up the mineral phosphate. (csmonitor.com)
  • planet
  • And in a characteristically blunt November letter to his firm's investors , Grantham argued that "we should not unnecessarily ruin a pleasant and currently very serviceable planet just to maximize the short-term pro﫿ts of energy companies and others. (care2.com)
  • Uranium was discovered by Martin Klaproth, a German chemist, in 1789 in the mineral pitchblende, and was named after the planet Uranus. (blogspot.com)
  • central
  • Phosphates, lead, fluorine, and antimony are found in the Atlantic coast over a stretch of 60-120 kilometres (37-75 mi), and also in central Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • But jog off the main tourist trade routes, beyond the orange groves and into central Florida's ''Bone Valley'' and the state's third largest industry - phosphate mining - becomes very visible. (csmonitor.com)
  • France
  • Prior to becoming head of government in Italy as leader of the Italian Fascist movement, Mussolini had advocated alliance with recently defeated Germany after the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 settled World War I. He believed that Italy could expand its influence in Europe by allying with Germany against France. (wikipedia.org)