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

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is holding a hearing Oct. 8 on the US role and strategy in Yemen…
5h ago

US senators casually dismiss Saudi's killing of civilians in Yemen when questioned by @lhfang…
6h ago

Father of 26 year-old Mustafa Massouny, disappeared by police on June 26, pleads for his son (Ar)… #ماصوني_فين
3 Oct ago

Oh boy…
3 Oct ago

#pt My investigation into Atitu's killing…
2 Oct ago

Investigation into death of Ain Shams student Islam Atitu exonerates police, instead accuses Atitu of killing police
2 Oct ago

Russia joins at least 10 other countries who bombed Syria this year: US, Britain, Canada, France, Australia, Turkey, Israel, UAE & Jordan
1 Oct ago

Sisi's 11 min interview on PBS Newshour:…
1 Oct ago

Saudi Foreign Minister on civilian casualties in Yemen: "This is warfare"…
1 Oct ago

Sisi to CNN a few days ago: "I do not want to exaggerate, but we have unprecedented freedom of expression in Egypt"…
30 Sep ago

Mapping the Yemen conflict - by @AdamBaron
30 Sep ago

AFP: Signs of increasing suicides in devastated Gaza, cases on a "near-daily" basis…
30 Sep ago

Riham Saeed responds to Yousri Fouda criticism of her shameful Syrian refugee piece &proves she is completely bonkers…
29 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.