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.
@HafsaHalawa isn't it Ryan Giggs
@hany2m and isn't it still illegal for foreign journos to bring such stuff into egypt?
@evanchill see my subsequent tweet, RT of hany
Is the women's protest outside el ette7adeya starting today?
@hany2m do you know his name?
How is it that a joke hasn't started about this really tall moustachiod bloke who is always behind Mohamed Ibrahim? pic.twitter.com/vBd4whU03f
Who is speaking at the doctors presser now on Ontv live? @amr_shora
Child dressed as soldier reciting quran at presser by group supporting Sisi. pic.twitter.com/R7yv9Nj520