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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UN report: Gaza becoming uninhabitable as society and economy collapse theguardian.com/world/2015/sep…
3h ago

Urgent action from Amnesty Netherlands calling for the release of imprisoned journalist Shawkan mail.amnesty.nl/2/4/101/19/dsa…
18h ago

Mohamed Fahmy’s family visits him in jail, calls for Stephen Harper’s public intervention | Toronto Star thestar.com/news/world/201…
18h ago

Photojournalist Shawkan goes on hunger strike to protest surpassing maximum pre-trial detention period of two years madamasr.com/sections/polit…
22h ago

"Like millions of Yemenis, I will never be able to forget the horrors of this war" - @SaraHJIshaq facebook.com/yemyogini/post…
31 Aug ago

@Repent11 @MFFahmy11 Will you get to visit with him?
30 Aug ago

Al Jazeera journalists twitter.com/Repent11/statu…
30 Aug ago

Statement by NCHR member (my uncle) refuting their recent whitewashing report on max security "Scorpion" prison (Ar) twitter.com/mabdelkodos/st…
30 Aug ago

Amal Clooney criticizes sham verdict in AJ trial in interview on CBC youtube.com/watch?v=FCLmBZ…
30 Aug ago

Packed house for commemoration of the late great human rights lawyer Ahmed Seif Al-Islam pic.twitter.com/yBuwfwk2pM
29 Aug ago

As innocent journalists are hauled off to prison, Egyptian outlet Youm 7 decides to focus on Amal Clooney's ring twitter.com/youm7/status/6…
29 Aug ago

Marwa Omara weeps as she pleads with courtroom guards to be allowed into the defendants cage to see @MFFahmy11 pic.twitter.com/q1Xo5VCOx3
29 Aug ago

#AJTrial: Amal Clooney- "Any fair and independent tribunal would have found an acquittal on all charges and that’s not what happened today.”
29 Aug ago

Unjustly sentence to 3 years in prison twitter.com/bahrooz/status…
29 Aug ago

Correction: Baher's fine is 5,000 EGP along with the additional 6 months in prison
29 Aug ago

@padrg @Storyful Yes
29 Aug 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.