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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يا حرام.. أنصار الإخوان واخدين تويتة كتبتها في ٢٠١١ وفرحانين بها قوي.. بس لو ركزوا في السياق هيفهموا مغزاها.. معلش، ربنا يشفيهم.
20 Nov ago

AlAhram: 5 navy soldiers injured and 8 missing after attack on Egyptian forces in #Damietta. #Egypt
12 Nov ago

الأهرام: نقل 5 مصابين في حادث #دمياط الإرهابي لمستشفيات عسكرية.. و8 أفراد فى عداد المفقودين fb.me/1ko695Nhm #مصر
12 Nov ago

الوطن: صرح مدير الإدارة العامة للمباحث أن شخصًا لقي مصرعه وأصيب آخر في انفجار وقع قبل قليل في منطقة القوس الغربي بالطريق #الدائري. #مصر
12 Nov ago

@Adham_Mostafa lol
9 Nov ago

@Adham_Mostafa التويتة الانجليزي فيها فحوي كلامك.
9 Nov ago

@Salma_Tweets @OmarKamel أهي دي رواية أصدقها!
9 Nov ago

@OmarKamel exactly. The story should be about arrests without warrants, and arrests on suspicion. Haphazard arrests need to stop.
9 Nov ago

If you're buying the narrative that a student was detained for possession of 1984, then: 1. You believe the police reads (Orwell) 2. Read 1
9 Nov ago

@OmarKamel oh, I read the news and I couldn't help but laugh at the fact that the reporter is trying to sell it like that.
9 Nov ago

عايزين تقنعوني إن الشرطة عارفة فكر أورويل ولما واحد شاف الكتاب مع شاب قام قبض عليه؟ أنتم بتتكلموا عن شرطة بتقبض علي أي حد معاه صورة صوابع.
9 Nov ago

@ThePaaawnShop I want a man with a strong handle.
8 Nov ago

@ThePaaawnShop I want a man that has the right reply.
8 Nov ago

@ThePaaawnShop I want a man that was never pre-owned.
8 Nov ago

@ThePaaawnShop I want the man that needs no recharging.
8 Nov ago

@ThePaaawnShop I want a man that comes with my preferences preinstalled.
8 Nov ago

@ThePaaawnShop I want a man that presses the right buttons.
8 Nov ago

@ThePaaawnShop nice one :)
8 Nov ago

@ThePaaawnShop I want a man that favourites my timeline.
8 Nov 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.