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.
May the 4th be with me. #itsmybirthday
1 month, 2 weeks, 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
.@MuhammadMorsi, you’re an idiot, a hypocrite, a liar, an absolute fascist with no self-respect. I insulted you, now arrest me—oh wait…
2 months, 2 weeks, 12 hours, 40 minutes ago
1 year ago today, your president escaped from prison. Yes, your president is a fugitive.
4 months, 2 weeks, 5 days, 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
Nazel el shoghl badry keda leh ya Morsi? Matkhaleek nayem shewaya kaman http://t.co/ItewBUFM
5 months, 2 weeks, 4 days, 17 hours, 9 minutes ago
@aminmarei Haha. I pity you and your ignorance, little once.
5 months, 3 weeks, 4 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes ago
Learn from the mistakes that were made in the last referendum, make sure you vote no. This is your last chance.
6 months, 4 days, 18 hours ago
Remember #Dostor2011? I told people to vote yes if they wanted someone like me. Turns out that voting yes brought someone worse than me!
6 months, 4 days, 18 hours, 1 minute ago
When you vote on Sat you have the right to check if the person overseeing the ballots has judicial authority or not. If not call 0225751953
6 months, 4 days, 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
6 months, 4 days, 19 hours, 14 minutes ago
Meen wa7asho el fasad? :)
6 months, 1 week, 20 hours, 27 minutes ago
This is brilliant! http://t.co/iax6cE8U
6 months, 1 week, 2 days, 20 hours, 9 minutes ago
A complete summary of Morsi’s speech http://t.co/iLPQcSD7
6 months, 1 week, 3 days, 15 hours, 3 minutes ago
6 months, 1 week, 3 days, 23 hours, 48 minutes ago
Anwar El Sadat talking about the MB. This HAS TO BE AIRED ON TV AGAIN. http://t.co/Q1Ps57v1
6 months, 1 week, 4 days, 19 hours, 31 minutes ago
6 months, 2 weeks, 1 day, 21 hours, 7 minutes ago