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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RT “@PatrickKingsley: Sisi meets the Clintons pic.twitter.com/xT379mzQUa Meanwhile back home twitter.com/PatrickKingsle…
4h ago

Sisi amends law to include life sentence for receiving foreign funds #Egypt madamasr.com/content/presid…
8h ago

"Help us get back into the appeals court as soon as possible"- latest message from jailed journo @Repent11 via @alaa facebook.com/alaaosh/posts/…
14h ago

@nazlyhussein DM
22 Sep ago

After months in prison, activist Mahienour Al-Masry to be released after court accepts request to suspend sentence twitter.com/hossambahgat/s…
21 Sep ago

ONTV reporting an officer and a conscript killed in explosion, several injured twitter.com/ONtveg/status/…
21 Sep ago

Explosion outside Foreign Ministry building in downtown Cairo. Conflicting reports on casualties. #Egypt
21 Sep ago

#pt shorouknews.com/mobile/news/vi…
20 Sep ago

Shorouk: MOI report to Sisi says amending Protest Law would give activists a feeling of strength and conviction that pressure yields results
20 Sep ago

Brother of photojournalist Shawkan imprisoned for 13 months says he "has turned into a depressed, broken human being" news.yahoo.com/egypt-accused-…
20 Sep ago

@AdamRasmi done
18 Sep ago

VIDEO: @alaa speaks out against the Protest Law, both the philosophy behind it and its logistical absurdity (Ar) youtube.com/watch?v=yd1FcB…
18 Sep ago

Prosecutor general orders release of 116 students imprisoned under preventative detention #Egypt twitter.com/shorouk_news/s…
17 Sep ago

Journalists @Repent11 @PeterGreste & @Bahrooz have been unjustly imprisoned for nearly 9 months now. Journalist Shawkan over 13 months.
17 Sep ago

Pressure works: Cabinet to discuss amending Protest Law tomorrow to reduce punishments from prison to a fine - Youm 7 www1.youm7.com/story/2014/9/1…
16 Sep 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.