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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NotMobarak

Hosni Mobarak

.@jack Egypt’s Ministry of Interior’s Twitter account (@moiegy) has been hacked and is being used to ignite a civil war in the country.
16 Aug 13 ago

MOI’s Twitter account has been hacked. Report the account (@moiegy) for spam so that @twitter would block it.
16 Aug 13 ago

Declare the Muslim Brotherhood organization as a terrorist group wh.gov/lxRR3
28 Jul 13 ago

عيد الأضحى شكله كدة هيجي بدري السنادي
33m ago

يابن الغبية يا مرسي pic.twitter.com/8v8PAOyMry
2 Jul 13 ago

Thawra thawra 7ata el mawt! Zenga zenga!
2 Jul 13 ago

The son of a bitch is wearing my suit!
2 Jul 13 ago

Morsi's audience; Monkeys in suits.
4h ago

Watch out @DrBassemYoussef, you have new competition.
4h ago

Morsi: Banzeem.
4h ago

This is what Morsi is doing pic.twitter.com/6i9yju5DV3
5h ago

He’s trying to make everyone else look worse than him, so people forget about him.
5h ago

I have never seen a president hold a press conference to call out people by name and list all the things they done wrong
5h ago

BREAKING: Morsi: Free speech is a crime.
5h ago

The people clapping are the same exact group of people, and they clap at the same exact time, as if on cue.
5h ago

Morsi: I have absolutely no idea what I am doing.
5h ago

Morsi: Egypt is a scientific experiment.
5h ago

May the 4th be with me. #itsmybirthday
4 May 13 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…
3 Apr 13 ago

1 year ago today, your president escaped from prison. Yes, your president is a fugitive.
28 Jan 13 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.