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

@alluring_dream Always so kind, Mariya. Have a blessed one!
11h ago

شهادة محمود @Ibn3arbi من خزاعة مرعبة وتدمي القلب.
24 Jul ago

Powerful, stunning video made in memory of the murdered children in Gaza
24 Jul ago

@befroggled You finally did it! Mabrook and best of luck.
23 Jul ago

Palestinians fleeing their homes take refuge in Gaza's Roman Orthodox Church. Incredible photo by @WissamNassar2
22 Jul ago

It doesn't get more dehumanizing than this: "Others".
21 Jul ago

Palestinians flee Shajaeya neighbourhood after heavy Israeli bombardment. Finbarr O'Reilly - Reuters.
20 Jul ago

Awful video of people fleeing Gaza's Shajaeya after airstrikes, corpses of women and kids lying on pavements
20 Jul ago

Tragic. RT @adamakary: 31 Egyptian border guards shot dead by armed men at a checkpoint near the Libyan border.
19 Jul ago

The photographer who captured yesterday's kiiling of the four boys on Gaza beach is Ahmad Al-Fayoumi. His testimony:…
17 Jul ago

@Anti_Esha3at الصورة مش من تصويري.
16 Jul ago

@sondosshabayek I see. Thanks Sondos.
16 Jul 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.