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

@xmasri Unfortunately I don't think anyone has the exact date. She was orphaned in Lebanon before arriving to Egypt.
13h ago

عن قيادة الدرجات في القاهرة تقوم @AinBicycles بعمل دراسة أستقصائية، الرجاء المساعدة بالإجابة على بعض الأسئلة facebook.com/dirk.wanrooij/…
26 Apr ago

Pro-Sisi crowds flying Saudi flags allowed to demonstrate in Tahrir without a permit as police standby twitter.com/aba_nob/status…
25 Apr ago

Police seal off Journalists Syndicate, even members prevented from approaching. Unprecedented for this historic convergence point of dissent
25 Apr ago

With fighter jets flying overhead every so often, Sinai Liberation Day kinda feels more like occupation day pic.twitter.com/dJOkDSjwbX
25 Apr ago

In case of arrests, lawyers with the Front to Defend Protesters have posted numbers to call facebook.com/Al7oriallgd3an… #Egypt
25 Apr ago

Security forces arrest board director of HR group @ECRF_ORG Ahmed Abdallah from his house as part of crackdown ahead of today's protests
25 Apr ago

Egyptian photojournalist Shawkan has a court session today. He has been unjustly imprisoned since August 2013. #FreeShawkan
23 Apr ago

@AngusBlair1 pretty poor - the French press corps were snickering - although an improvement on the Russian national anthem
17 Apr 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.