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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Saudi king on warming relations with Qatar: “I am sure that the leaders & the media in our countries will seek to achieve this convergence"
20 Nov ago

@RenaNetjes @SherineT @TomStevenson_ @France24_en well many are being held in police stations but they are nevertheless imprisoned
20 Nov ago

@EIPR: Amnesty launches Detekt tool to scan for state spyware on phones and PCs gu.com/p/43ez7/tw via @guardian #OpenSource
20 Nov ago

Why now? MB's Mohamed Ali Beshr arrested for inciting violence madamasr.com/news/mbs-moham…
20 Nov ago

Ah, freedom. Egypt radio bans popular singer Hamza Namira for 'critical' songs bbc.com/news/world-mid…
20 Nov ago

A collective is a very complex process for us, whereas a collective is an automatic process for those in power- @alaa madamasr.com/sections/polit…
20 Nov ago

Just wow: Thomas Friedman argues Dubai caused the Arab Spring because it's "the Manhattan of the Arab world" mobile.nytimes.com/2014/11/19/opi…
19 Nov ago

Police fire tear gas, bullets in air to disperse Mohamed Mahmoud anniv protest, arrests of April 6, Rev Soc & Ultras aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx…
19 Nov ago

Egypt’s Battle for Worker’s Rights in Upcoming Legislation juancole.com/2014/11/worker…
18 Nov ago

Following Ansar Beit al-Maqdis video of attack on army checkpoint, military releases its own video from Sinai: youtube.com/watch?v=u-nD-H…
16 Nov ago

Israel bans Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert from Gaza for life, report says haaretz.com/mobile/1.62644…
14 Nov ago

@scottlong1980 haha I bet
13 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.