10/09/2015

Turin shelves guest of honour invitation for Saudi Arabia at International Book Fair


http://world.einnews.com/article__detail/country/saudiarabia/290768464-turin-shelves-guest-of-honour-invitation-for-saudi-arabia-at-international-book-fair?vcode=PqS0

The International Book Fair in Turin has withdrawn an invitation to Saudi Arabia to be guest of honour next year, in the wake of Ali Mohammed al-Nimr’s death sentence. The Italian book fair said earlier this year that a 300 sq metre space would be dedicated to Saudi literature in 2016, with the country occupying its “guest of honour” slot. But at the end of last month, Turin’s …