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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الرئيس أبو كار

What does this tag mean #nohomo @Bidoun?
7h ago

Look at the gormless looking avatar @MarkRegevPMO has chosen. Likes he's just been startled by the TERRORIST WAR MACHINE. Cock.
7h ago

@malsaafin it's on the to read list. Fun fact: Max is very good at Trivial Pursuit.
8h ago

Nightmare "@micnews: An #Ebola patient is coming to the U.S."
8h ago

@malsaafin am aware of that... Genuinely baffled by how short sighted they are.
8h ago

Israelis how can you stand the murderers ruling you and when are you going to do something about it? You'll pay the price, ultimately.
8h ago

@sherif_azer what’s this? Do you have a link?
11h 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.