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

@hana_elhattab @MariamKirollos Yea, it's sad how low theydrag our expectations down...
26 Jan ago

@kelo3adi @Ssirgany He's released honorable Gamal and Alaa Mubarak after we falsly accused them for our misery so he's been true to his word
26 Jan ago

@MariamKirollos @hana_elhattab So that's all he gets for killing a little girl during a brutal operation? I was hoping for something more...
26 Jan ago

This piece from @eldahshan sums up #Jan25 for me pretty well: Dear Egyptians, happy January 25, for what it's worth foreignpolicy.com/2015/01/25/dea…
26 Jan ago

@etharkamal I believe in many instances this is exactly how interesting and creative ideas are born for everyone :)
26 Jan ago

قال لك الشرطة بتوزع شوكولاتة - امشي يا ولاد الكلب! facebook.com/Moi.Media/post…
25 Jan ago

Reports of journalists getting detained & prevented from covering protests.Police attacked protesters at journalists syndicate #Egypt #Jan25
25 Jan ago

The police are killers. The army are killers. I refuse to be ruled by killers. We must never be trapped into the lack of alternatives #jan25
25 Jan ago

No to military rule. #Jan25
25 Jan ago

@jonamorem sometimes it feels like it only exists in our minds. Like a mental cage we are trapped in
25 Jan 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.