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

@Eljarh So they were abducted on the road?
24 Jan ago

@Eljarh Hi Mohamed, what is source for this? Any more details?
24 Jan ago

@sueturtonaje hi, what's your source for this?
21 Jan ago

Leaked image of Mohamed Soltan (via family). Imprisoned in Egypt since Aug 2013, on hunger strike for nearly a year pic.twitter.com/HOv0CUNbFP
20 Jan ago

#pt Incomprehensible injustice. Background on case here: madamasr.com/opinion/politi…
19 Jan ago

Abdel Maqsoud brothers & friend get life sentence in absentia on charge of burning cars despite being in prison in another trumped up case
19 Jan ago

Morsi: "On 3 July, I was surprised by military chiefs suspending the constitution and toppling the president" uk.news.yahoo.com/morsi-launches…
18 Jan ago

@IanGodot Saudi family, Catholic Church etc
18 Jan ago

Sisi: other crossings out of Gaza besides Rafah, Egypt shouldn't carry all responsibility...crossing will stay open when Sinai is stable
18 Jan ago

Sisi says Egyptian media is "completely independent" in Sky News Arabia interview
18 Jan ago

Sisi being interviewed on Sky News Arabia reaffirms support for Libya's "national army that represents the Libyan people"
18 Jan ago

Egypt’s Revolutionary Artist Takes On the NYPD - @Ali_Gharib on @ganzeer's new show now open in New York thenation.com/article/195313…
18 Jan ago

Under new Sisi decree uni profs can be dismissed for "political activity" or actions that "endanger integrity" madamasr.com/news/universit…
17 Jan ago

Mohamed Fahmy remains in Egyptian jail despite Baird visit | Toronto Star m.thestar.com/#/article/news…
15 Jan ago

Statement by @MFFahmy11 in response to @Baird visit: "Prime Minister Harper could do more to obtain my release" doughtystreet.co.uk/news/article/p…
15 Jan ago

@ganzeer @VeroBalderasI family members said they would seek legal recourse against Mona Iraqi and the officer who testified about the raid
15 Jan ago

Benghazi "is seeing more extreme violence than it has since the Second World War" - novelist Hisham Matar on Libya newyorker.com/news/news-desk…
15 Jan 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.