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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Sharif Kouddous

Soltan had to renounce his Egyptian citizenship in order to be deported. Freedom for foreigners only it seems…
25m ago

After nearly 2 years in prison & lengthy hunger strike, US citizen Mohamed Soltan released and being deported to US…
28m ago

While 1000s imprisoned 'pending investigation,' police refuse to arrest rabid pro-regime TV host despite court ruling…
28 May ago

Shadowy Web Site Creates Blacklist of Pro-Palestinian Activists…
28 May ago

One of the few good things coming out of Egypt right now: The 1st community center for cyclists in Cairo. Support it…
28 May ago

@japanizar Just got around to reading it. Great work.
28 May ago

In-depth reporting on Egypt's slush funds where billions are siphoned into secret accounts by police & others
28 May ago

@asoueif @Sarahcarr thanks!
26 May ago

@Sarahcarr @asoueif no doubt
26 May ago

@Sarahcarr Make sure to go the old spice shop while you're there. It's amazing.
26 May ago

Horrific. Masked Israeli soldiers enter Palestinian home in Hebron in middle of night. Wake children & photograph…
26 May ago

Islamic fundamentalist state beheads 88th person this year. Not ISIS, it's staunch ally of US and Egypt: Saudi Arabia…
26 May ago

Change you can believe in: Performer arrested for 'harming public morals' in music video #Egypt #waronterror #winning…
26 May ago

Photojournalist Ahmed Gamal Ziad, freed earlier this month after nearly 500 days behind bars, at presser
25 May ago

Lego state - @Sarahcarr enters Palestine with @PalFest…
24 May 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.