He did not return calls to his cell phone following Dirie's discovery. She shocked the world with a best selling book "Desert Flower" that described how her genitals were sliced off with a dirty razor blade without anesthesia, and then stitched together.
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Thank you for your feedback. She was found hours after police announced they were launching a nationwide search for her. She had last been seen getting into a cab after a mix-up over a hotel in the early hours of Wednesday. Prosecutor's spokeswoman Estelle Arpigny said Dirie was being questioned by police about the disappearance and appeared to be in good health. She declined to give further details, saying it was unclear what had happened since Dirie vanished after leaving a Brussels nightclub.
Dirie, 43, gained international fame as a model in Chanel ads and acting in the James Bond movie "The Living Daylights" before launching her campaign against female genital mutilation in She shocked the world with a best selling book "Desert Flower" that described how her genitals were sliced off with a dirty razor blade without anesthesia, and then stitched together.
Belgian media reports said she was found by police Friday afternoon walking the Brussels' Grand Place square. The prosecutor's office is scheduled to hold a news conference Saturday morning on the case. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Concern over her disappearance was heightened because of the discovery last week in Paris of the body of another African-born former model who had campaigned against female genital mutilation.
Guinean-born Katoucha Niane was discovered floating in the River Seine.
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