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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In prison for 16 months, photojournalist Shawkan describes “endless nightmare,” shares 3x4 meter cell with 12 others dailynewsegypt.com/2014/12/20/pho…
6h ago

@maitelsadany: Today is @sana2's 21st birthday. She has spent 180 days in jail. #egypt #egydetainees pic.twitter.com/XU7DREd0TY
7h ago

@evanchill this must be part of the deal: twitter.com/haaretzcom/sta…
17 Dec ago

40 students expelled from Egypt's police academy for having relatives in the Muslim Brotherhood english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/…
17 Dec ago

@SimaDiab @ahramonline check out the startling number of state institutions that have arrest powers now: madamasr.com/news/politics/…
15 Dec ago

Oh joy “@ahramonline: El-Sisi issues a decree to create a new police rank with arrest powers ow.ly/FVP4n #Egypt
15 Dec ago

@EEFWW madamasr.com/news/authoriti…
15 Dec ago

Youm 7: Former NDP Secretary General Ahmed Ezz to run for parliamentary seat m.youm7.com/story/2014/12/…
14 Dec ago

Explains the chill in the air: Tony Blair arrives in Cairo on short visit albawabhnews.com/965781 via @hany2m
14 Dec ago

A lonely fight defending Egypt's jailed dissidents - a profile of indefatigable human rights defender @rago_legal m.apnews.com/ap/db_268782/c…
14 Dec ago

@sheeraf @arabist well apparently somehow both an atheist cafe and a place for devil worshippers el-balad.com/1291249
14 Dec ago

@ddknyt @NYTBen somehow they're atheists and devil worshippers at the same time
14 Dec ago

@jmalsin Yes somehow they're atheists and devil worshippers at the same time
14 Dec ago

Egyptian police raid an "atheist cafe" in Cairo's Abdeen neighborhood el-balad.com/1291249
14 Dec ago

Trial of the Shura Council 24 adjourned to Dec 20. For an account of today's session, see timelines of @nazlyhussein (Ar) and @asoueif (En)
14 Dec ago

Sisi decree brings back military courts in a big way: 439 referred to Egyptian military judiciary violence english.ahram.org.eg/News/117842.as…
13 Dec ago

@martinchulov really great work
13 Dec ago

@Sarahcarr so amazing
13 Dec ago

Egypt denies entry to Middle East analyst @MicheleDDunne, doing more harm to country's image than her sober analysis could ever have done
13 Dec 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.