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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@A91G @hahellyer @RuwaydaMustafah have any numbers been released on returnees?
5h ago

@hahellyer @RuwaydaMustafah do any of them come back..?
5h ago

Has anyone asked those en route to Iraq/Syria? Pls send a link if yes RT @RuwaydaMustafah: What drives British Muslims in UK to join #ISIS?
6h ago

Most glorious article independent.co.uk/news/world/mid… Hairdresser from Croydon fighting 'inhuman' Isis militants on frontline in Iraq
9h ago

@malsaafin @nytimes uh huh
9h ago

@moftasa your average FB user does not give a shit about that. Diaspora needs to take into account those people.
9h ago

What is this shit, @nytimes? nytimes.com/2014/08/22/wor… the lede is unbelievable and it get worse from there
9h ago

@moftasa and yes I want an alternative to FB but last time I checked Diaspora was shite.
9h ago

@moftasa I don’t understand. Why should we.
9h ago

Some obscure stop no one will get off at no doubt shorouknews.com/news/view.aspx… السيسي يقرر إطلاق اسم «عدلي منصور» على محطة بالخط ال٣ لمترو الأنفاق
9h ago

@MotelebM terrible.
19h ago

Talib Kweli destroys CNN over coverage of Ferguson protests wp.me/p7DTY-2bCx Makes awkward interview in the world
20h ago

Hollywood mogul Simon buys fur farm with animal rights activists reut.rs/1w9sDxe
21h ago

Is viewing a video a criminal offence under terrorism law? on.ft.com/1vitBTO The answer seems to be no.
22h ago

Khaled Saeed techniques. The police are vile & rotten everywhere nydailynews.com/news/national/… Cop under review for fake 'Michael Brown' picture
23h ago

Watch the police murder a man thefreethoughtproject.com/cell-phone-vid… Cell Phone Video Emerges That Refutes St. Louis Cops Version of Shooting
21 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.