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

@leloveluck Decision postponed till May 3rd.
9h ago

Decision on @abdallahelshamy's detention postponed to May 3rd.
9h ago

دعواتكم لعبدالله، جلسته النهارده وقرار التجديد او إخلاء سبيله هيصدر خلال ساعات ..
12h ago

Today a court will decide to either release or extend @abdallahelshamy's detention for a further 45 days. Prayers and thoughts.
13h ago

A photo of younger bro. @elshamy_aa caught in the middle of recent clashes in Cairo feat. a flying stool:
21 Apr ago

|@abdallahelshamy writes about prison society and how he spends his time, as he begins his 4th month of hunger strike
19 Apr ago

My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: The Swell Season (11), The Cinematic Orchestra (10) & The National (2)
18 Apr ago

David Turnley looks back at his haunting images from the Rwandan genocide in a great interview by @JamesEstrin:
18 Apr ago

@deinonino thank you, David!
16 Apr ago

My photography page is nominated for this year's Bobs Award. Vote for me if you'd like!…
16 Apr ago

@kennarah خير ان شاء الله. أديني بعمل اللي عليا وبسمع كايروكي لحد ما يجد جديد.
16 Apr ago

@kennarah يعني أرجع مصر ولا أعمل ايه يا أستاذ كريم.
16 Apr ago

@kennarah أنا سمعته في جنوب أفريقيا.
16 Apr ago

Really special moment for me having a TIME international cover photo! (Via @katz)
11 Apr ago

@Rb3awey لا العنوان غلط :)
10 Apr ago

More than anything, it's Nasser Nuri's images of the Mahala uprising in 2008 that drove me to photojournalism
6 Apr ago

On it's 6th anniversary, timeless slideshow of Nasser Nuri's great images of the the April 6th uprising in Mahala
6 Apr ago

My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: The National (2), The xx (2) & Antony and the Johnsons (1)
4 Apr 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.