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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Yemeni anchor cracks up after Saudi spox declares success in #OpDecisiveStorm (not sure if real but hilarious) youtube.com/watch?v=XosT8V…
23 Apr ago

There is no end in sight to the fight for Yemen - reality check by @tomfinn2 theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
23 Apr ago

This police station has become the most notorious in Egypt. Multiple detainees have died of torture. twitter.com/basildabh/stat…
23 Apr ago

Soad and Bardees - great post by @Sarahcarr on sexuality and notions of respectability in Egypt inanities.org/2015/04/soad-a…
23 Apr ago

Mohamed Fahmy defended in court by Egyptian media tycoon | Toronto Star m.thestar.com/#/article/news…
22 Apr ago

After hearing, @Bahrooz calls on press not to forget other imprisoned journalists in Egypt, cites life sentences issued 2 several this month
22 Apr ago

Journalist @MFFahmy11 is ecstatic about finally getting his Canadian passport replaced. Thanks media pressure. #Egypt pic.twitter.com/e27t9TSWlv
22 Apr ago

Telecommunication tycoon Naguib Sawiris testifying at AJ trial on behalf of @MFFahmy11 #egypt pic.twitter.com/BkRKrj8RXW
22 Apr ago

Well they were kind of spot on twitter.com/yemen411/statu…
21 Apr ago

Saudi presser: List of objectives in Yemen (all of which they indicate have been achieved) pic.twitter.com/Fkhs87OU82
21 Apr ago

@Ali_Gharib whatever this means: twitter.com/sharifkouddous…
21 Apr ago

Saudi presser: Three objectives of new operation "Renewal of Hope" in Yemen pic.twitter.com/q7fc7E1Ti7
21 Apr ago

...prevent Houthis from taking over Aden. Saudi attacks were conducted "with precision."
21 Apr ago

Saudi military spox giving presser now. Says objectives included preventing Houthis from threatening neighbors, controlling air space...
21 Apr ago

So in Yemen, many civilian casualties, Al Qaida stronger, humanitarian crisis exacerbated, infrastructure destroyed. Mission accomplished!
21 Apr ago

Is this Saudi Arabia's version of Israel's 'mowing the grass' in Gaza? twitter.com/jsiwat/status/…
21 Apr ago

What does this mean? twitter.com/adammbaron/sta…
21 Apr ago

Wide coalition of groups launches BDS (Boycott Divestment Sanctions of Israel) chapter in Egypt english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/…
21 Apr 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.