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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Ibrahim began w/ brutal crackdown on anti-Morsi protesters in Jan-Feb 2013 that MB backed. Went on to much bloodier crackdown on MB in Rabaa
21h ago

Mohamed Ibrahim, the brutal interior minister appointed by Morsi in Jan 2013, has been replaced along with 7 others in cabinet reshuffle
22h ago

Critical analysis of Egypt plans to build a new capital city on the Cairo-Suez road for 500 billion EGP cairobserver.com/post/112554756…
3 Mar ago

So far this year, elections for parliament have been delayed, press syndicate postponed & student unions cancelled #Egypt
3 Mar ago

Student union elections canceled on technicality (also canceled in 2014 because of on-campus protests) #Egypt madamasr.com/news/student-u…
3 Mar ago

Video of homeless man killed by police in downtown L.A. facebook.com/video.php?v=10…
2 Mar ago

"The depression gets worse every day. We've lost our appetite for life" - Still homeless in Gaza six months after war news.yahoo.com/six-months-war…
1 Mar ago

Rare report from N. Sinai where civilians are caught b/w army & militants. Intrepid work by @Linaattalah & @HebaAfify madamasr.com/news/politics/…
1 Mar ago

@sherryamin13: Head of journalists syndicate : Shawkan and photojournalist Ahmed Zeyada will be released soon #FreeShawkan
28 Feb ago

How an unlikely American ideologue is inspiring Egypt’s new generation of Islamic militants foreignpolicy.com/2015/02/27/all…
28 Feb ago

@HafsaHalawa @MFFahmy11 @Bahrooz yeah that's definitely one of the likely outcomes
28 Feb ago

@HafsaHalawa @MFFahmy11 @Bahrooz hard to know. the judge may want to avoid same judgment cassation court overturned but can still convict
28 Feb ago

Sisi promises pardon of Al Jazeera journalists @MFFahmy11 and @Bahrooz after retrial is completed dailynewsegypt.com/2015/02/28/al-…
28 Feb ago

@thenation: Report From the Front: Libya’s Descent Into Chaos thenat.in/1DezgMO
27 Feb ago

Report From the Front: Libya’s Descent Into Chaos | The Nation thenation.com/article/199233…
26 Feb 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.