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

#مصر: أزمات تهدد بتشريد آلاف العمال في الإسكندرية alaraby.co.uk/economy/2015/7… #عمال_مصر #إسكندرية
10h ago

Authorities in #Egypt are killing independent journalism dw.com/en/authorities… #Sisi #Dictatorship #Censorship #Journalism #PressFreedom
13h ago

#Egypt: Furniture factory fire kills at least 25 people in Obour City bbc.com/news/world-mid… #EgyWorkers #IndustrialSafety #LaborRights
13h ago

#Egypt: "Sexual Bribes" Judge resigns amidst scandal madamasr.com/news/judge-res… #EgyJudges #Judges #Judiciary #Corruption #Bribery #Scandal #Sex
28 Jul ago

#Egypt: Police jail (yet another) journalist, accuse him of belonging to outlawed group cpj.org/2015/07/egypt-… #Censorship #PressFreedom
25 Jul ago

Will Egypt ever get its looted money back? english.alarabiya.net/en/perspective… #Switzerland #Egypt #Mubarak #Sisi #Corruption #Judiciary #Banking #UN
24 Jul ago

@RmNgb وانتي اكثر يا ريما I had the good fortune to see your bambina some days ago. She's a very cute little one. 3ash!
24 Jul ago

#July23 = Commemoration of an armed coup & 63 years of military dictatorship in Egypt. #Coup #Dictatorship #NoMilTrials #Egypt #HumanRights
23 Jul ago

كل انقلاب عسكري وانتم طيبين! #مصر #انقلاب_عسكري #July23
23 Jul ago

#Egypt: Following slight decline, 385 labor protests reported during second quarter of 2015 madamasr.com/news/slight-de… #EgyWorkers #LaborRights
22 Jul ago

I want images of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi printed on toilet paper so I can comfortably wipe my ass on his ugly smug face. #Egypt #Sisi #Shit
22 Jul ago

Mexican artist transforms Donald Trump into butt plug news.artnet.com/in-brief/donal… #USA #Mexico #DonaldTrump #Asshole #Racism #Shit
22 Jul ago

I wish a #HappyEid to all who celebrate it; Except for #Sisi, #EgyPolice, #EgyJudges & Arab statesmen..I wish you'll all soon be overthrown!
17 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.