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

After acquitting #Mubarak & his fellow murderers/thieves, #Egypt's judges sentence liberal activists to 3 yrs in jail reuters.com/article/2015/0…
27 Jan ago

516 'Brotherhood elements' arrested on #Jan25 anniversary dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/arti… #Sisi #EgyPolice #PoliceBrutality #MB #FreedomOfAssembly
27 Jan ago

#Egypt: Police kill over 20 protesters commemorating #Jan25 Revolution hrw.org/news/2015/01/2… #Sisi #EgyPolice #FreedomOfAssembly #ACAB
27 Jan ago

#Egypt: Mainstream media mourns death of #KSA's 90 year-old absolute monarch..While its justifies murdering & jailing of Egyptian protesters
25 Jan ago

Exactly like #Mubarak, Dictator #Sisi's troops have sealed-off #Tahrir Square & are killing unarmed protesters in the streets. #Egypt #Jan25
25 Jan ago

وحياة دمك يا شهيد...ثورة تانية من جديد! #شيماء_الصباغ #الداخلية_بلطجية
24 Jan ago

Dictator #Sisi is scared shitless about #Jan25 protests this year..Uses mourning of #Saudi King Abdullah as an excuse to ban these protests!
24 Jan ago

#Egypt: Court releases #Mubarak's sons from jail, while 1,000s of political opponents remain imprisoned aljazeera.com/news/middleeas… #Sisi #Judges
24 Jan ago

#Egypt: Token reforms fail to end scourge of pervasive violence against women amnesty.org/en/news/egypt-… #WomensRights #ViolenceAgainstWomen
21 Jan 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.