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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Mohammed Yahia

@sharbatqetesh it comes with a high level.of privacy invasion though. Always a trade off ;)
20 Sep ago

In 5 Years, We Could All Have 'Digital Twins' That Make Decisions For Us businessinsider.com/within-5-years…
20 Sep ago

@Taha_Muhamad sadly that's true - but there's a handful of people who try like @_islamhussein, then there's us science journalists
20 Sep ago

@Taha_Muhamad I'm not sure he's afraid, more likely he feels it's pointless at this stage, and there are other things he should be doing
20 Sep ago

@FathimaKhan that I can always be grateful for :)
19 Sep ago

@FathimaKhan lol that could explain why I'm losing friends lately :D
19 Sep ago

#Zewail: I was attacked in the media when I talked about politics. Talking about pseudoscience using religion in #Egypt will land me in jail
19 Sep ago

@Lastoadri I hope you spent them doing something slightly better and more useful than me, such as counting the bricks on a wall or something
19 Sep ago

Typical of #Egypt bureaucracy, set up a committee, announce it in media, then ignore it cuz there's no vision of what it's supposed to do
19 Sep ago

According to Ahmed #Zewail, the presidency science advisory board that he heads and was set up by #Sisi still doesn't have a mandate
19 Sep ago

خلاصة الثلاث ساعات الأخيرة في حياتي هي "آن الأوان ترحلي يا دولة العواجيز" #مصر
19 Sep ago

@FathimaKhan do not mock the anarchist in me :P
19 Sep ago

@moftasa but that, we know, is virtually impossible :)
19 Sep ago

@moftasa Let's announce a cure to something together (preferably HIV since it's popular) - everyone else is doing it so why can't we?
19 Sep 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.