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

The struggle for #LaborDay (May 1) originated amongst American #workers..Yet is celebrated today as Barbeque Day vox.com/2014/9/1/60930… #USA
8h ago

#Egypt: Witness of police-led massacre is beaten, jailed & his home raided hrw.org/news/2014/09/0… #Sisi #EgyPolice #PoliceBrutality #ACAB
8h ago

Israel illegally expropriates nearly 1000 acres in West Bank reuters.com/article/2014/0… #USA #Israel #Zionism #Apartheid #Settlements #Palestine
1 Sep ago

Some claim #Sisi is turning back the clock to the days of #Mubarak's dictatorship. Truth is he's far worse & pushing #Egypt towards #fascism
31 Aug ago

#Egypt: Dissolution ultimatum (on September 2) for independent associations hrw.org/news/2014/08/3… #Sisi #CivilSociety #HumanRights #NGOs
31 Aug ago

@sana2 Seif joins imprisoned activists on hunger strike madamasr.com/content/sanaa-… #Egypt #FreedomOfAssembly #FreeAlaa #FreeSanaa #FreeDetainees
29 Aug ago

داخلية مصر: اغتصاب وتحرش وتمثيل بالقتلى arabic.cnn.com/middleeast/201… #مصر #الداخلية_بلطجية #EgyPolice #ACAB
29 Aug ago

Students can now be expelled from universities for criticizing President Sisi madamasr.com/content/studen… #Egypt #Sisi #Dictatorship #EgyStudents
29 Aug ago

#Turkey: Police use tear gas & water cannons against protesters as #Erdogan is sworn-in as president dalje.com/en-world/erdog… #AKP #ACAB
28 Aug ago

#Egypt: State evicting Rafah residents to create a buffer zone al-monitor.com/pulse/original… #Sisi #Sinai #Siege #CollectivePunishment #Gaza
28 Aug ago

Argentinian workers strike against inflation & low wages latinpost.com/articles/20236… #Solidarity #Argentina #Workers #Unions #Strike #LaborRights
28 Aug ago

Egypt probes video of alleged police abuse of bloodied corpse mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-2… #Egypt #EgyPolice #PoliceBrutality #Torture #ACAB
28 Aug ago

Store owners march & embark on strike action over new tariff imposed in Port Said madamasr.com/content/store-… #Egypt #EgyPolice #Strike
27 Aug ago

My condolences to @alaa @sana2 @Monasosh & family on the passing of Ahmed Seif al-Islam..Brave defender of human rights #FreeAlaa #FreeSanaa
27 Aug 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.