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

A gallery in the Guardian of some wildlife photos I shot in Tanzania theguardian.com/environment/ga… @AP_Images pic.twitter.com/VtYYKtM2VU
23 Jan ago

Very pleased to have my story on Sufi Mawlids across Egypt published on TIME Lightbox ti.me/1yHMpOT pic.twitter.com/ScIXjHLm8D
21 Jan ago

تحقيق @PatrickKingsley مراسل الجارديان عن مذبحة سيارة ترحيلات أبو زعبل. بالانجليزي: theguardian.com/world/2014/feb… بالعربي: shorouknews.com/news/view.aspx…
13h ago

@carolyncairo @ShawkanZeid You can message this page that was started by his friends and family facebook.com/FreedomforShaw…
26 Dec 14 ago

"I sleep long hours, 13 or 14 hours every day, to flee these cursed walls." rorypecktrust.org/rpt-live/Decem… #FreeShawkan pic.twitter.com/JJWYmR6REU
26 Dec 14 ago

Egyptian freelance photojournalist @ShawkanZeid has been imprisoned for the past 500 days with no trial. #FreeShawkan pic.twitter.com/QGFe7MbKbo
26 Dec 14 ago

500 days in prison for my friend & colleague @ShawkanZeid. Detained while covering Rabaa massacre. His open letter: rorypecktrust.org/rpt-live/Decem…
26 Dec 14 ago

@DavidKenner Thanks David!
24 Dec 14 ago

@3yyash Thanks ya brens
24 Dec 14 ago

@egy_a7mad Thank you!
24 Dec 14 ago

@jahdkhalil Thanks Jahd
24 Dec 14 ago

My photos alongside @JamesTraub1 fantastic profile on Alexandria for @ForeignPolicy: foreignpolicy.com/2014/12/23/lig… pic.twitter.com/T5Is4tlkDF
24 Dec 14 ago

My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: Imagine Dragons (4), Mumford & Sons (3) & Coldplay (2) bit.ly/cxACVE
12 Dec 14 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.