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

#Egypt: Ranked 2nd in world in terms of number of journalists arrested dailynewsegypt.com/2014/12/16/egy… #Sisi #Censorship #PressFreedom #Journalism
16 Dec ago

#Belgium: Trade unions in biggest strike in years over government austerity measures sputniknews.com/europe/2014121… #Unions #Austerity #Capitalism
15 Dec ago

#HongKong: Activists vow to return as protests declared over voanews.com/content/hong-k… #ACAB #China #Democracy #Resistance #UmbrellaMovement
15 Dec ago

@OrganizerCmw I can't speak for Egypt, but I'm very impressed with #BlackLivesMatter protests.We urgently need #EgyptianLivesMatter protests
13 Dec ago

#NowPlaying: Black Sabbath - Children Of The Grave youtube.com/watch?v=9rihpE…
13 Dec ago

Tens of thousands protest #policebrutality in #NewYork & #WashingtonDC - LIVE UPDATES theguardian.com/us-news/live/2… #USA #Ferguson #NYPD #ACAB
13 Dec ago

#Egypt: Man killed in Islamist protest: security source dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-Ea… #EgyPolice #PoliceBrutality
12 Dec ago

Palestinian minister dies following Israeli police assault on peaceful protest hrw.org/news/2014/12/1… #Palestine #Israel #PoliceBrutality
11 Dec ago

CIA cites Israeli court ruling to “justify” torture program electronicintifada.net/blogs/rania-kh… #USA #CIA #Israel #Palestine #Torture #HumanRights
11 Dec ago

Remembering the #CIA practice of outsourcing torture to #Egypt, other Arab Counties time.com/3626526/egypt-… #USA #Mubarak #EgyPolice #Torture
11 Dec ago

Revolution a distant memory as #Egypt escalates repression bbc.com/news/world-303… #ArabSpring #Jan25 #Sisi #Coup #Mubarak #CounterRevolution
10 Dec ago

يسقط يسقط ناجي شحاتة! #مصر #الثورة_المضادة #القضاء_المصري
10 Dec ago

#Egypt: Democracy activist sentenced to another 3 years in prison after asking judge about #Facebook comments buzzfeed.com/davidmack/egyp… #Judges
10 Dec 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.