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

#Netherlands: Lawsuit claims massacre of protesters in #Egypt = Crimes against humanity counterpunch.org/2015/04/24/see… #Sisi #EgyPolice #Judiciary
25 Apr ago

#Egypt: Scant evidence for mass convictions, draconian sentences against 18 journalists hrw.org/news/2015/04/1… #Sisi #Coup #MB #PressFreedom
19 Apr ago

5 things you should know about #HumanRights in #Bahrain in light of #FormulaOne Grand Prix amnesty.org/en/articles/ne… #Dictatorship #Censorship
19 Apr ago

#FormulaOne must not divert attention from #Bahrain's jailed journalists cpj.org/blog/2015/04/g… #Journalism #PressFreedom #HumanRights
19 Apr ago

#UN: Majority of #Yemen's war victims are civilians aljazeera.com/news/2015/04/m… #UN #Houthis #GCC #KSA #SaudiArabia #WarCrimes #HumanRights
19 Apr ago

#NowPlaying: يا شبشب الهنا youtube.com/watch?v=g1zc3B… يا ريتنى كنت أنا #شبشب
15 Apr ago

#مجتمعنا_اصابه: الفاشية والتعريص والتابعية لملوك الخليج!
11 Apr ago

@SherifaZuhur Yes #Iran interferes in many countries. I don't defend their dictatorship/sectarianism/expansionism. But how's #KSA different?
11 Apr ago

#KSA shelters #Tunisia's ousted dictator, crushed #Bahrain's uprising, props-up #Egypt's dictatorship, & now committing #warcrimes in #Yemen
11 Apr ago

#Egypt: 3 journalists sentenced to life in prison cpj.org/2015/04/egypt-… #Sisi #Censorship #Journalism #PressFreedom #FreedomOfExpression
11 Apr ago

#سته_ابريل_فكلمتين: شباب الثورة #يسقط_حكم_العسكر
6 Apr ago

#Egypt: Tobacco association urges gov't to legalize hashish, citing Billions in potential tax revenues madamasr.com/news/tobacco-a… #LegalizeIt!
6 Apr ago

Syria #FuckAssad #FuckHezbollah #FuckIranianRevolutionaryGuards #FuckPutin #FuckNusraFront #FuckISIL #FuckGCC #FuckIDF #FuckNATO #FuckObama!
6 Apr ago

Conditions 'beyond inhumane' in Yarmouk Refugee Camp under #ISIS occupation huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/06/yar… #ISIL #Assad #Syria #Palestine #Refugees
6 Apr 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.