Tweets from Tahrir LIVE

The revolution continues - live updates from Tahrir Square

Live updates from tweeters featured in the book Tweets from Tahrir: Egypt’s Revolution as It Unfolded, in the Words of the People Who Made It.

Despite toppling the dictator Hosni Mubarak in February 2011, Egypt remained under military rule and brutal repression. The revolution continues; activists are still protesting and still using Twitter to get the word out. Tweets from Tahrir told the story of the 18-day uprising that removed Mubarak; this page brings live coverage of the struggle.

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Hossam عمو حسام

Brazil sends troops to Bahia state after police strike ow.ly/vTDaY
22s ago

Google shares drop on worries over advertising income ow.ly/vTCOL
2m ago

مشادات مع النقيب عقب وقفة للصحفيين أمام النقابة احتجاجًا على استهدافهم ow.ly/vTzRK
4m ago

Canadian plea for release of Al Jazeera staff feedly.com/e/XTHaV1Sa
5m ago

Journalists charged with defaming Thai navy feedly.com/e/IJgk81vA
5m ago

#NowPlaying Ghost Beach by Yaqui Yeti soundcloud.com/yaquiyeti/ghos… on #SoundCloud
6m ago

Tube staff plan five days of strikes ow.ly/vTC2Z #UK #workers
6m ago

#NowPlaying 4F by @BEDsSHELi soundcloud.com/bedssheli/4f on #SoundCloud
13m ago

General strike shuts Argentina ow.ly/vTx4o
19m ago

الرصاص يحصد حياة 14 طالب جامعي.. ومؤسسة حقوقية: لم يسقط مثل هذا العدد إلا في مظاهرات ضد الاحتلال | جريدة البداية albedaiah.com/node/45847
20m ago

#NowPlaying 03.Equal to My Ruin by F.o.B.W soundcloud.com/f-o-b-w/equal-… on #SoundCloud
21m ago

تظاهر العشرات من أهالي عشش الترعة التوفيقية للمطالبة بشقق سكنية ow.ly/vTyqx
25m ago

#NowPlaying 04.Re-living by F.o.B.W soundcloud.com/f-o-b-w/re-liv… on #SoundCloud
33m ago

Chinese factory workers strike socialistworker.co.uk/art/37959/Chin…
34m ago

BBC News - Thousands of China workers on strike bbc.com/news/business-…
39m ago

#NowPlaying 05.Forevermore by F.o.B.W soundcloud.com/f-o-b-w/foreve… on #SoundCloud
40m ago

#NowPlaying 02.Unbounded by F.o.B.W soundcloud.com/f-o-b-w/unboun… on #SoundCloud
45m ago

The tweeters featured in this stream were all featured in the book Tweets from Tahrir, chosen for the quality of their tweets during the 18 day uprising. They are just a small selection of the activists in Egypt, and this stream is in no way comprehensive.