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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Mostafa Hussein Omar

@iesterman @degner @AntonioCasilli exactly
7 Feb ago

3 years for drawing two black circles!!! twitter.com/MattMcBradley/…
7 Feb ago

@HebaShalaby it's not an illness.
6 Feb ago

Unbelievably cruel. Held without trial & moved to one of the most psychologically distressing form of imprisonment. twitter.com/RawyaRageh/sta…
6 Feb ago

@Consultant59 I don't know about Google+ but I agree it is dumbass.
6 Feb ago

@aaronjmansfield exactly
6 Feb ago

Twitter algorithm will take away our little power and relevance and will channel it to advertisers and celebrities. #RIPtwitter
6 Feb ago

@HebaShalaby thanks a lot.
6 Feb 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.