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

My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: Mumford & Sons (25), The National (12) & Birdy (7)
17 Apr ago

@becca_leaver thank you!
16 Apr ago

My photoessay on limestone quarry workers in Southern Egypt… @AP_Images
6 Apr ago

Today is freelance photojournalist @ShawkanZeid's 600th day in prison. Detained while covering Rabaa in August 2013.
6 Apr ago

@Pixeledtweet @mazination you guys in cairo?
20 Mar ago

My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: Imagine Dragons (12), Fleet Foxes (9) & Mumford & Sons (3)
20 Mar ago

Gorgeous RT @TheAtlanticFOTO: Investigating the Mysteries of Antarctica - 16 images from AP @npisarenko
24 Feb ago

@aameryh yes, with most attendees and passerbys on that night visitors of the Mawlid.
19 Feb ago

My photos from Mawlid al-Hussein: Muslims in Egypt mark birth of prophet's grandson….
4h ago

Haunting still from ISIS video of beheading Copts. Mediterranean mixed with blood.
15 Feb ago

@Reham___Mostafa This was the latest one I shot…
15 Feb 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.