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Syrian producer and festival director Orwa Nyrabia is missing


Orwa Nyrabia, Syrian film producer and director of the festival DOX BOX, has been reported as missing. He disappeared after entering the Damascus International Airport. Please share this article in order to raise awareness for Orwa's situation.

Orwa Nyrabia

In the afternoon of August 23 Orwa Nyrabia entered the Damascus International Airport heading for Cairo at 5:00 pm. All relatives lost contact with him soon after his arrival at Damascus International Airport.

According to Egyptian Airlines, he did not board the plane, which indicates that he can have been arrested by the Syrian authorities at the airport.

Orwa Nyrabia, born in 1977, is a film producer and the director of the DOX BOX Film Festival in Syria together with Diana El Jeiroudi.

Earlier in 2012 Orwa Nyrabia and Diana El Jeiroudi were presented with The EDN Award for initiating and running the documentary festival DOX BOX. 

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