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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Imam of Al-Aqsa: "If we are prevented from praying at al-Aqsa Mosque tomorrow, we will insist on entering" middleeasteye.net/news/live-blog…
30 Oct ago

Officer tells them to leave. @Monasosh says it's a peaceful sit-in & they will have to carry them out. He backs off. pic.twitter.com/b9T3KTfu2z
30 Oct ago

.@Monasosh & mother continue Suprme Crt sit-in for 2nd day, food/water strike in protest of @alaa @sana2 imprisonment pic.twitter.com/fFVqxsNUOg
30 Oct ago

.@Monasosh and Leila Soueif have begun a sit-in at Supreme Court and escalated their hunger strike after @alaa jailing and @sana2 sentencing
29 Oct ago

@Monasosh Have you found where @alaa is being held?
28 Oct ago

Justice Minister implies students to face military trials, telling Shourouk that universities are public institutions and fall under new law
28 Oct ago

@mgmargarita7236 @democracynow english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/…
28 Oct ago

Egypt airport officials refuse entry to projects manager of Danish Institute for Human Rights gate.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/13…
28 Oct ago

US Treasury Secretary signals Washington might give the go ahead for international emergency loans for Egypt online.wsj.com/articles/u-s-s…
28 Oct ago

An urbanist's guide to Cairo: ‘a city weighed down by stereotypes’ - by @Cairobserver theguardian.com/cities/2014/oc…
27 Oct ago

Judge Nagy Shehata is having human rights attorney @rago_legal investigated, took her lawyer card & sent to prosecution, acc. to @amr_imam
27 Oct ago

@xmasri yes that is correct
27 Oct ago

@nazlyhussein So 20 of them are now imprisoned until November 11?
27 Oct 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.