Papers on phosphate plunder, Philippe Riché, 2004.
Philippe Riché, of the French Association des Amis de la R.A.S.D in 2004 wrote a series of reports on the phosphate industry and general natural resources in the territory (in French).
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1. L'actualité de l'exploitation des ressources naturelles sahraouies, Janvier 2004, Philippe Riché, Association des Amis de la R.A.S.D., Paris.

2. L'exploitation des ressources du Sahara Occidental par le Maroc : épuisement des céphalopodes, Philippe Riché, Association des Amis de la R.A.S.D., Paris, 02.04.04.

3. Le Maroc ouvre le territoire du Sahara Occidental à l'exploration pétrolière, Philippe Riché, Association des Amis de la R.A.S.D., Paris, juillet 2004.

4. Le Maroc investit dans l'exploitation des richesses du Sahara Occidental. Philippe Riché, Association des Amis de la R.A.S.D., Paris, 15 septembre 2004.

5. Note d'actualité sur l'exploitation, par le Maroc, des ressources naturelles du Sahara Occidental. Philippe Riché, Association des Amis de la R.A.S.D., Paris, 20 novembre 2004.



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