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

#NowPlaying: (Everything's) Against The Law youtube.com/watch?v=8kWMgQ… Lyrics by Woody Guthrie, performed by Billy Bragg & Wilco
1h ago

اصحاب الجلالة والفخامة والسمو... إتفووو !!!
1h ago

Egyptian pilgrim arrested in Mecca for 'chanting against Arab rulers' dailynewsegypt.com/2014/09/30/egy… #Egypt #KSA #Dictatorship #FreedomOfExpression
1h ago

After #Jesus makes his appearance on taco, stingray, bird droppings & dog's ass..Christ appears in a log? huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/28/tre… #Hallelujah
29 Sep ago

#Video: Two container ships collide in Suez Canal, cause temporary hiccup in traffic zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-2… #Egypt #Suez
29 Sep ago

#HongKong: Support the Confederation of Trade Unions' strike for democracy iuf.org/cgi-bin/campai… #OccupyCentral #CivilDisobedience #Strike
29 Sep ago

#HongKong: Police fire tear gas as #OccupyCentral spreads & ranks of protesters swell scmp.com/article/160309… #China #Democracy #Resistance
28 Sep ago

عمال مشروع قناة السويس يصرخون: "بيضحك علينا" almesryoon.com/دف%D… #مصر #مشروع_قناة_السويس_الجديدة #عمال_مصر
28 Sep ago

مئات من العمال الموسمين بالسكة الحديد: سنبدأ إضرابًا عن الطعام بدءًا من الغد dostor.org/685068 #مصر #عمال_مصر #العمالة_المؤقتة #إضراب
28 Sep ago

#HongKong: Democracy activists start #OccupyCentral protest msnewsnow.com/story/26641929… #China #Democracy #CivilDisobedience #Resistance
27 Sep ago

If a man has sex with an animal, he must be put to death & the animal must be killed ~ Leviticus 20:15 #Bible #WTF? #AnimalRights
27 Sep ago

Historically, #Christianity is by far the bloodiest #religion in the world. It may take jihadists (the likes of #ISIS) centuries to catch-up
27 Sep ago

None of the major world religions is "a religion of peace." Violent self-righteousness is inherent in their scriptures, history & practice.
27 Sep 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.