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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For rampant human rights abuses, gender apartheid & spreading Wahhabism - Egypt grants Saudi King honorary doctorate sis.gov.eg/En/Templates/A…
31 Aug ago

@sarahussein: Heartbreaking picture from rights lawyer Ahmed Seif's funeral in #Egypt MT @Ana_Mubasher: pic.twitter.com/RA7VyNegyU"”
28 Aug ago

Temporarily released from prison for the burial, @alaa says "My father died a martyr and you all know who killed him" yanair.net/archives/79639
28 Aug ago

What?? Look at this headline of a major Egyptian newspaper “@3arabawy: Today's @youm7 pic.twitter.com/uadhHwVh3N
28 Aug ago

Cornel West on Obama: It’s a sad thing. It’s like you’re looking for John Coltrane and you get Kenny G in brown skin salon.com/2014/08/24/cor…
28 Aug ago

Ahmed Seif was in prison when his daughter @Monasosh was born. Now @alaa and @sana2 are in prison when he died. Injustice spans generations.
27 Aug ago

Brief statement by family with details on funeral tomorrow: fb.me/6YOS8GiVZ
27 Aug ago

The great human rights lawyer Ahmed Seif has died. Son @alaa & daughter @sana2 both in prison & couldn't be with him pic.twitter.com/23zuJ8OiU2
27 Aug ago

"I ask you to continue what I am no longer able to do: to struggle, to dream, to hope" - An open letter from @alaa madamasr.com/content/open-l…
27 Aug ago

Hamas spokesman in Gaza Fawzi Barhoum claiming victory in ceasefire deal being announced pic.twitter.com/NJPvP5RHHB
26 Aug ago

@haaretzcom: PA's Abbas expected to announce long-term cease-fire for Gaza dlvr.it/6kNFcn
26 Aug ago

Egypt and United Arab Emirates Said to Have Secretly Carried Out Airstrikes in Libya mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/wor… by @ddknyt
25 Aug ago

Stunningly biased and factually incorrect lede in this NYT piece on Gaza. Just plain crap: mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/22/wor…
22 Aug ago

Was U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff a Marked Man? -- compelling story thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/…
22 Aug ago

Lauren Hill's chilling song “Black Rage” set to the tune of the Sound of Music’s “My Favorite Things” ambrosiaforheads.com/2014/08/lauryn…
22 Aug ago

French journalist held hostage with James Foley for seven months describes time in captivity bbc.com/news/world-mid…
22 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.