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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@ElliottGotkine @MFFahmy11 @PeterGreste @Bahrooz misleading. Sisi said after appeal process is exhausted. Starts in Jan but can take months
24 Oct ago

@ElliottGotkine @MFFahmy11 @PeterGreste @Bahrooz who said that?
24 Oct ago

Today marks 300 days in prison for journalists @MFFahmy11 @PeterGreste & @Bahrooz. A disgrace. #FreeAJStaff pic.twitter.com/Jlp8lrT7jO
24 Oct ago

Omneya Magdy describes case of her husband Omar Abdel Maqsoud and his brothers. More on case: madamasr.com/opinion/politi… pic.twitter.com/iuMnZg0kMH
23 Oct ago

Woman says last time she saw her husband was in Rabaa. Convinced he is being held in secret military prison Azouly pic.twitter.com/lnM2JjkFh9
23 Oct ago

Khaled Ali: Forced disappearance is a crime and a form of torture for the prisoner and his family
23 Oct ago

Press conf on forced disappearance in Egypt with @mabdelkodos @Khaledali251 in front of pic of Abdel Maqsoud brothers pic.twitter.com/hsV9EcAEmp
23 Oct ago

Bomb explodes outside Cairo University, four policemen injured english.ahram.org.eg/News/113717.as…
22 Oct ago

Israeli military spokesman: “@LTCPeterLerner: Confirmed: 2 #IDF soldiers wounded in cross border attack from #Egypt
22 Oct ago

What a relief. Egyptian Justice Minister says Egypt "has no political prisoners" middleeasteye.net/news/egypt-228…
22 Oct ago

Court sets Jan 1st for appeal trial of unjustly jailed journos @MFFahmy11 @PeterGreste & @Bahrooz. Will have spent 1 year & 3 days in prison
21 Oct ago

Who’s afraid of Klinghoffer? - @adamshatz on the opera about the '85 PLF hijacking of a cruise ship & moves to ban it lrb.co.uk/blog/2014/10/2…
21 Oct ago

Fires in the Egypt River Delta As Seen From Space spaceref.com/earth/fires-in…
21 Oct ago

Masked, armed riot police march in Mansoura university chanting "For you Egypt, we accepted the challenge" youtube.com/watch?v=o54Li3…
20 Oct ago

Press conference on forced disappearance in Egypt on Oct. 23 at Hisham Mubarak Law Center facebook.com/events/5726446…
20 Oct ago

Requirements for Egypt's new Community Police force include: 19-23 years old, height no less than 170cm, chest 85cm pic.twitter.com/a3pUKd508F
20 Oct ago

Utterly haunting piece from Aleppo: The Remnants of Life in Syria's Hotbed by Francesca Borri compasscultura.com/francesca-borr…
19 Oct ago

"The state is commandeering every resource to establish control over the country" - @asoueif on repression in Egypt theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
19 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.