Book Fair Updates: Riyadh Disrupted by Ultraconservatives, Report from Casablanca

Apparently, these measures were not enough for a group “dozens of young men,” according to AFP, or “more than 500,” according to Al-Arabiya, who descended on the fair late Wednesday night, denouncing books and harassing women. They were alleged to have been members of the PVPV, although the commission denies it.