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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Re #PRT: I was really excited that someone attempted such a selfless gesture, but little did I know. Well, some other guy has his number now
10h ago

I take a number & wait in line. A man approaches, hands me his ticket, I thank him, he leaves. Later, I find his phone number on the back.
10h ago

A friend tells me there was an earthquake. Didn't feel a thing. Well, on with work. #Egypt
20h ago

It's sad if you're still trying to make a case for Israel's attacks on #Gaza after all the #humanrights violations. Really sad. #Palestine
20h ago

@Adham_Mostafa كنت ناوية.. بس قدركوا بقي ؛)
20h ago

@Adham_Mostafa أنت و @MadLad رديتوا نفس الرد.. ينفع كدة؟
20h ago

المصري اليوم: محافظ سوهاج: #مذبحة_الفرافرة قدر محدش يقدر يمنعه bit.ly/1sGCdFf #مصر #يا_لهوي
20h ago

#ISIS burns 1800 yr old church in #Mosul, as Christians leave the city in drive ara.tv/8s37n | AlArabiya #Iraq
21 Jul ago

Just to add to the madness of this world, #ISIS loonies are wreaking havoc on Iraqis while "humanity" watches in silence. #Iraq #humanrights
20 Jul ago

Confused about why #Palestine and #Israel are fighting? Watch this video youtu.be/Y58njT2oXfE | Jewish Voice for Peace - 2012 #humanrights
20 Jul ago

And Obama gets to keep his Nobel Peace Prize. #humanrights #peace
20 Jul ago

#Qatar is Hamas's ally & #US is Israel's ally. Yet, Qatar & US are allies while #Hamas & #Israel are enemies? Meanwhile Palestinians suffer
20 Jul ago

#Shujaia massacre. #Gaza #Palestine #humanrights
20 Jul ago

AFP: #Israel to expand #Gaza ground offensive says army. #Palestine #humanrights
20 Jul ago

Egyptian TV: Presidency declares 3 days of mourning for El Wadi El Gedid terrorist attack victims. #Egypt
19 Jul ago

التلفزيون المصري: رئاسة الجمهورية تعلن الحداد ٣ أيام علي ضحايا الهجوم الإرهابي ب #الوادي_الجديد. #مصر
19 Jul ago

Egyptian TV: Sisi heads emergency National Defence Council meeting. #Egypt
19 Jul 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.