DUNEDIN (New Zealand) – The Friends of the Saharawi people in New Zealand organized a demonstration to denounce the arrival of a cargo loaded with phosphate Sahrawi, bound for the city of Dunedin in the south of New Zealand , launching slogans claiming to stop this "theft and this crime".
Protesters gathered in front of the ship arrived at the port at the beginning of the current week, while chanting slogans against the plundering of Sahrawi wealth, holding up placards on which one could read "stop the theft "," we caught you in the act ", also displaying photos of Sahrawi activists and carrying placards" we demand that New Zealand stop stealing our future ".
The ship "Triton Folk" came from the port of the occupied city of El-Ayoune, carrying on board, some 53,000 tons of phosphates, worth 7 million USD, illegally imported by the company "Ravensdown", Saharawi news agency (SPS) reported.
The representative of the Polisario Front in Australia, Mohamed Fadel Kamal, quoted by the agency, seized, in writing, the executive director of the company in order to "put an end to its involvement in the systematic plunder of wealth" of the Saharawi people.
In addition, a documentary film entitled "the winds of resistance" by Canadian director Josh Cambel, recounting the resistance of the Saharawi people and the involvement of a Canadian company in the looting of Sahraoui phosphate, with the complicity of The occupying Moroccan, was projected last Wednesday in Dunedin, New Zealand, reported the same source.
The projection of the film was enhanced by the presence of a number of friends of the Saharawi people who reaffirmed their willingness to "exert more pressure on the New Zealand companies to dissuade them from plundering the wealth of the Saharawi people. . "