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: Antony and the Johnsons (4), Noah and the Whale (3) & Blind Pilot (2)
29 May ago

@AfterHardship The doors are really cool but this one is really beautiful. Great job. Keep shooting!
22 May ago

My @AP_Images photo-essay on the plight of Yemeni refugees in Djibouti…
22 May ago

At the newly established Obock refugee camp, where around 500 Yemenis are housed, in northern Djibouti.
20 May ago

4 May ago

My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: Jadal (18), The National (15) & Antony and the Johnsons (5)
1 May ago

Our AP story on Sudan's obscure, rarely visited pyramids… @AP_Images @mokhbersahafi
28 Apr ago

@AshrafMou92 Thank you Ashraf! :)
28 Apr ago

My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: Massive Attack (1), Aphex Twin (1) & Elbow (1)
24 Apr ago

My photos of Nile fishermen in Sudan, with text by @mokhbersahafi… @AP_Images
23 Apr ago

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

@becca_leaver thank you!
16 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.