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After five years, the Human Rights Watch’s website has now become accessible in Egypt as of 8 November. Samantha Rau Barriga, Disability Rights Director at Human Rights Watch, was quick to take to Twitter: “Egyptians can now access the facts about the government’s clampdown on governmental groups and other abuses.” This comes in the wake of COP27 and in the midst of dialogues surrounding political prisoner Alaa Abdel Fattah, who is presently on a zero-calorie hunger strike. “While unblocking Human…