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

In Egypt, an authoritarian regime holds sway again | Ahdaf Soueif via @guardian
19 Oct ago

My younger brother @elshamyme made this great Go Pro video (with images) as he followed Ebola medics in Liberia:
17 Oct ago

@ddknyt They're idiots.
17 Oct ago

@ddknyt Have you seen this?…
17 Oct ago

My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: Lisa Hannigan (6), Coldplay (3) & Damien Rice (1)
17 Oct ago

@Haithamtabei @hahellyer @minafayek Awful. Thanks Haitham.
13 Oct ago

@hahellyer @minafayek Probably not. They all usually leave on the first day of Eid.
13 Oct ago

@Sloxchin Bahrain
11 Oct ago

مسجد أبو الحسن الشاذلي في صحراء عيذاب جنوب البحر الأحمر
5 Oct ago

My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: Mumford & Sons (8), Daughter (3) & Bon Iver (2)
3 Oct ago

Shawkan's brother said the detained photojournalist "has turned into a depressed, broken human being.."…
19 Sep ago

Freelance photojournalist @ShawkanZeid 400th day in detention with no charges or trial. Arrested while covering Rabaa over a year ago.
19 Sep ago

400 يوم من الحبس الإحتياطي للمصور الصحفي محمود أبوزيد شوكان. ملعون أبو الظلم.
19 Sep ago

@Monasosh يا رب
18 Sep ago

My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: Michael Giacchino (8), Sebastian Larsson (7) & Hamza El Din (5)
12 Sep 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.