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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Adib Nessim

Journalist and human rights activist Hossam bahgat is being held by the Egyptian army in an undisclosed location #حسام_فين
9 Nov 15 ago… #متضامن_مع_حسام_بهجت
8 Nov 15 ago

some context to Alaa's long struggle in a film made in 2006… #FreeAlaa
27 Oct 15 ago

"We don't like prisons, but we are not afraid of them" Mahienour El-Massry
30 May 15 ago

@Sarahcarr if you manage to watch it I would love to discuss.
27 Aug 14 ago

I've been stationary at hyde park for 50min. Tail of protest is passing now. (With the street sweepers) #FreePalestine
19 Jul 14 ago

Solid mass of people from embassy in high st ken to green Park. Must be at least 250k #FreePalestine
19 Jul 14 ago

15 Nov 13 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.