Lina Attalah, editor-in-chief of Mada Masr, participates in a panel discussion at a cultural center in Cairo in 2017. Mada Masr has continued publishing even though its offices have been raided and its website temporarily blocked. This year, Attalah says she was briefly jailed for reporting on the spread of COVID-19 in Egyptian prisons.

In this Nov. 24, 2017 photo, Lina Attalah, editor-in-chief of Mada Masr, a prominent investigative media outlet in Egypt, participates in a panel discussion at cultural center in Cairo, Egypt. Mada Masr said editor Lina Attalah was arrested Sunday, May 17, 2020, outside Cairo’s Tora prison complex. She was there to interview the mother of a prominent jailed activist. It’s the latest arrest amid a wider crackdown on dissent. (AP Photo/Roger Anis)