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.
Account of AJ journalist Abdullah Alshamy, imprisoned for the past 7 months, calls today's court session 'a farce' twitter.com/abdallahelsham…
Sisi's gone to UAE for an official visit. m.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid… This follows huge housing deal and Gulf investment push
"When injustice becomes law" - prison letter by 12 young men sentenced to 2 years for protesting in Maadi on Jan25 yanair.net/?p=21330
Reuters: Huge housing deal may signal Gulf investment push into Egypt, vehicle for UAE's economic diplomacy reuters.com/article/2014/0…
Tragic: Young Canadian photojournalist Ali Mustafa died in an airstrike in Aleppo today. Met him in 2011. Last pics twitter.com/_fbtm/status/4…
9 Mar ago
RT @JanoCharbel: In attempt to break the ongoing public bus drivers' strike, Defense Ministry is now operating army buses around Cairo.
25 Feb ago