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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Mosa'ab Elshamy

Detained since August 2013 while doing his job, photojournalist & friend @ShawkanZeid trial starts today in Cairo.
12 Dec 15 ago

@ShawkanZeid ah right, how did I miss that. Resent.
12 Dec 15 ago

My @AP_Images photo-essay on Tunisia's ancient Jewish community:…
25 Nov 15 ago

@ReehamMourad Hey. I was there once so not sure if I could help with much. Reachable on mosaab.elshamy@gmail
25 Nov 15 ago

Photojournalist Heba Khamis is raising funds to study in Denmark -- support her here…
20 Nov 15 ago

Couldn't be more proud of @elshamyme. Well done!…
15 Oct 15 ago

@Amal_Nasser هي كانت مرشحة؟
16h ago

@Remistami شكرًا جزيلا
4 Sep 15 ago

@Sherif65 سريرة
4 Sep 15 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.