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

Why has a #curfew & 3 month state-of-emergency been imposed? Why 3 months, why not 3 weeks? #Egypt #Sisi #NorthSinai #CollectivePunishment
18h ago

#NorthSinai's civilian population now to be subjected to 3 months state-of-emergency & curfews #Egypt #Terrorism #Sisi #CollectivePunishment
19h ago

Attacks in North Sinai kill 33 security personnel; authorities declare 3 month state-of-emergency reuters.com/article/2014/1… #Egypt #Sinai
19h ago

قوات الشرطة تعتدي علي عمال بـ"طنطا للكتان" بعد رفض إدارة الشركة عودتهم للعمل albawabhnews.com/856072 #مصر #طنطا #عمال_مصر #الداخلية_بلطجية
23 Oct ago

Chambers of commerce & (state-controlled) Egyptian Trade Union Federation now calling on #Sisi to outlaw independent trade unions! #Egypt
23 Oct ago

#NowPlaying: War! - Edwin Starr youtube.com/watch?v=dpWmlR… What is it good for? Absolutely nothing!
23 Oct ago

The more states get involved in Iraq/Syria, the messier the situation gets worldwide. #StateTerrorism breeds #IslamistTerrorism & vice versa
23 Oct ago

عمال غزل المحلة يهددون بالإضراب احتجاجًا على غلق مصنع 4 elbadil.com/2014/10/21/… #مصر #المحلة #عمال_مصر
22 Oct ago

اعتصام عمال كتان طنطا احتجاجًا على تشغيل الشركة دون عودة المفصولين elbadil.com/2014/10/21/… #مصر #طنطا #عمال_مصر
22 Oct ago

#USA: Ebola galvanizes workers battling virus to join unions & improve safety standards reuters.com/article/2014/1… #Ebola #LaborRights #Unions
21 Oct ago

If there is a #hell in the afterlife it should be full of Egyptian judges, police & army officers..with a grand presidential suite for Sisi!
21 Oct ago

Alexandria University student dies from wounds sustained in campus clashes with police allafrica.com/stories/201410… #Egypt #EgyStudents #EgyPolice
21 Oct ago

#Egypt: Judiciary refuses to reinstate 138 sacked prosecutors, because their parents didn't attend university theguardian.com/world/2014/oct… #Judges
21 Oct ago

#Egypt: Sisi claims clemency for jailed journalists not possible english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/… #Dictatorship #Censorship #PressFreedom #FreeAJStaff
21 Oct ago

Tut Unmasked: King Tutankhamun had buck teeth, wide hips & severe limp, according to digital autopsy english.alarabiya.net/en/life-style/… #Egyptology
21 Oct ago

#UK: Police move to clear Occupy protesters from Parliament Square theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/o… Up to 100 protesters remain #OccupyDemocracy #ACAB
20 Oct 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.