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

Shawkan's brother said the detained photojournalist "has turned into a depressed, broken human being.." globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…
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) bit.ly/cxACVE
12 Sep ago

حوار عبدالله مع المصري اليوم ow.ly/B8pS5 @abdallahelshamy
5 Sep ago

Egyptian minister cites Hillary Clinton's memoirs that U.S created ISIS to counter June 30 youtube.com/watch?v=rIEP0L…
3 Sep ago

By Platon for HRW pic.twitter.com/MKMfUK0W1o
27 Aug ago

@AJStream #AskAbdullah :-) that's all.
26 Aug ago

Street pool in Cairo. August 2014. @ Ein Shams - Cairo instagram.com/p/sE_RbdSZGI/
24 Aug ago

That video is the worst imaginable way for a family to receive about a son's death. RIP James. So sorry.
19 Aug ago

@SamMalleviale looks like that.
14 Aug ago

Here's an edit of my images from Rabaa before, during and after the massacre. pic.twitter.com/Ni92hEfg15
14 Aug ago

Rabaa was our collective moment of shame pic.twitter.com/bbupmuAIFh
14 Aug ago

A year later freelance photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid (Shawkan) remains detained with no charge or trial. 365 days pic.twitter.com/MT6hQqxlLG
14 Aug 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.