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

CNN anchor to mayor of Hamtramck, Michigan: "You govern a majority Muslim American city. Are you afraid?"…
23 Nov ago

What could possibly go wrong? (Headline reads: Finally...Egypt officially in the nuclear club")
20 Nov ago

Happy Birthday @alaa. We miss you. Every day you spend behind bars is a gross injustice. Can't wait until you get out. #التنين_تم34
18 Nov ago

Today is @alaa's 34th birthday. If you want to send him a message, post it with the hashtag #التنين_تم34…
18 Nov ago

@samueloakford Thanks
16 Nov ago

@samueloakford What is source for 2100+ refuelings figure?
16 Nov ago

According to the UN, the majority of civilian deaths in Yemen are the result of airstrikes.…
16 Nov ago

.@Linaattalah from the Police Academy on Alaa Abd El Fattah's birthday… #Egypt
15 Nov ago

The long revolution -- @khaledfahmy11 on centuries of revolt in Egypt and the struggle to come…
13 Nov ago

"If Egypt was a company it would have been sued to bankruptcy over this fiasco" - @SherineT on gvt handling of crash…
11 Nov ago

Abusive treatment of investigative journalist @hossambahgat in military custody…
10 Nov ago

@evanchill nightmarish
10 Nov ago

And smiling in front of him is @YaraSallam unjustly imprisoned for over a year in Ittahedeya case…
10 Nov 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.