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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JanoCharbel

Jano Charbel

Absolute monarchy, watchdog for US imperialism, anti-democratic totalitarian state, sectarian Wahhabi theocracy & racist sexist nation! #KSA
10h ago

عدلي منصور طرطور السيسي... زي ما السيسي طرطور ملوك الخليج! #عاصفة_الحزم #مصر #العرص
10h ago

I don't support the Houthis or #Iran's imperialism, but I really hope #KSA/#GCC royalist occupation forces get their asses kicked in #Yemen!
10h ago

#Yemen conflict poised to escalate as #Egypt says it's ready to deploy ground troops theguardian.com/world/2015/mar… #Sisi #KSA #GCC #US #Imperialism
27 Mar ago

@mmbilal I remember visiting these squats when in Amsterdam.Shame on authorities who forcefully cleared-out these beautiful collective homes
26 Mar ago

#Yemen: Six children, women & other civilian non-combatants killed in Saudi-led airstrikes amnesty.org/en/articles/ne… #KSA #GCC #WarCrimes
26 Mar ago

#SaudiArabia now hosting two Arab dictators ousted by their people: #Tunisia's Ben Ali & #Yemen's Abd-Rabbu Mansour...Please take #Sisi too!
26 Mar ago

Nasser led #Egypt's army to defeat in #Yemen War 1962-67 fighting AGAINST ROYALISTS. #Sisi now does the same, but fights FOR #GCC ROYALISTS!
26 Mar ago

Last time #Egypt's army involved itself in #Yemen civil war (1962-67) it got bogged-down & defeated...Lesson learned? None. #Sisi #Stupidity
26 Mar ago

Dictator #Sisi is foolishly entangling #Egypt's army in messy proxy wars for #GCC monarchies (esp. #KSA & #UAE) first in #Libya, now #Yemen!
26 Mar ago

Imperialist wars, proxy wars, sectarian wars, military dictatorships, coups, state terrorism & Islamist terrorism. #MiddleEast #ArabStates
26 Mar ago

#SaudiArabia leads air strikes against #Yemen's Houthis theguardian.com/world/2015/mar… #Imperialism #USA #KSA #GCC #Egypt #Iran #ISIL #AQAP #Houthis
26 Mar ago

Al-Jazeera English TV anchor pronouncing Houthi rebels as the "Hooties." Like Hootie & The Blowfish. #Yemen
25 Mar ago

Prosecutors release #Mubarak's mass-murdering interior minister from prison madamasr.com/news/mubarak-e… #Egypt #Judiciary #EgyPolice #Jan25 #ACAB
25 Mar ago

If their ranks aren't thoroughly purged, #Egypt's judges/prosecutors will always remain a cornerstone of counter-revolution. #Mubarak #Sisi
25 Mar ago

#CentralPark in New York City ( ~ 3.25 km sq.) is larger than the country #Monaco ( ~ 2.02 km sq.) list25.com/25-things-you-… #Geography
25 Mar ago

Reporter Lara Logan hospitalized from complications in 2011 #sexualassault in Tahrir nydailynews.com/entertainment/… #Egypt #Journalism #PTSD #EndSH!
25 Mar ago

#Egypt: 3,000 civilians stand trial before military courts in 5 months madamasr.com/news/politics/… #Fascism #Sisi #SCAF #NoMilTrials #HumanRights
24 Mar ago

Cairo continues to suffer daily electricity blackouts, even in springtime! Not due to high demand for either heating/cooling. #Egypt #Sisi
24 Mar 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.