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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My first cronut! And yup.. It was worth the guilt afterwards, bravo @NOLACupcakes .. It is AMAZING!! pic.twitter.com/CqeIMMtvZG
14h ago

@SarahEbeid they pile up and pile up over the years!
18 Aug ago

@SarahEbeid brushing teeth, taking off contacts, night cream, reading a book, night cigarette, night meds (which add up too)..it doesnt end!
18 Aug ago

@SarahEbeid yes last night, before going to sleep, it hit me that i have turned into my grandma.. zaman we used to sleep in our clothes :(
18 Aug ago

Your pre bed rituals determine your age, the more they add up, the older you are! #JustSaying
18 Aug ago

contents of z article more shocking than z title! Israeli court allows protesters 2 picket Palestinian-Jewish wedding gu.com/p/4vz6v/tw
18 Aug ago

@Barbatoze hahahhahahaha
17 Aug ago

لو انت قاعد في الحر والضلمة.. فكر happy thoughts.. إن عبد الرحيم علي إتكرش مثلاً!
17 Aug ago

I tried this, tastes like pure shit RT“@StayyFIT: Top 10 healthy snack ideas see more 👉pic-twitter.net/k2wx👏💪 pic.twitter.com/YjmIwx1RQ2
17 Aug ago

@KariMostafa you won't get any work done with these power cuts, trust me I tried :)
17 Aug ago

@KariMostafa yup that's why I decided to stay here till September.. You should seriously consider returning!
17 Aug ago

In the last 30 seconds there were 171,000 tweets. See how fast other data is generated! pic.twitter.com/uslQ7oNFIa bit.ly/1k37fCF
15 Aug ago

@ahmadfahmy not fake, but its not a man, if u look at the direction of light in the beginning of the vid, its in the opposite of his shadow
15 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.