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

Egypt authorities forcibly confiscate & censor edition of Al-Masry Al-Youm bc included interview with intel agent…
10h ago

#pt I got my customized @AinBicycles last year and it's made getting around Cairo a whole lot better #nomorezahma
16h ago

.@AinBicycles Builds Egypt's Cycling Revolution - featuring my man @dirkwanrooij & Karim Abdullah…
16h ago

The Destruction of Mecca…
18h ago

Minya Criminal Court strikes again, sentences 5 people to 15 years in prison for breaking curfew in 2013 #Egypt…
30 Sep ago

"Sisi sees politics as a luxury that cannot be tolerated in Egypt" - rare criticism of president on Egyptian TV (Ar)…
27 Sep ago

@mokhbersahafi @seldeeb @hebamorayef what's article 14?
27 Sep ago

@hebamorayef what about sons, and other defendants? Why only mention al-Adly?
27 Sep ago

In postponing verdict, judge said Habib al-Adly to remain in prison, but mentioned no one else. What does that mean?
27 Sep ago

Unreal. After all this bombast the judge postpones the verdict in Mubarak trial to November 29, 2014
27 Sep ago

Stark contrast with the thousands of Egyptians currently imprisoned in preventative detention without any kind of trial or due process
27 Sep ago

Bizarre. Ahead of verdict in Mubarak trial, judge plays video by private channel Safa el-Balad on docs used in trial
27 Sep ago

The CIA reveals how it watched over the destruction of Gary Webb by other journalists - great piece by @rdevro…
26 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.