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

Great piece by @belalfadl on my grandfather, revolution and dictatorship (Ar) alaraby.co.uk/opinion/2015/7…
24 Jul ago

@mmsabry @seldeeb erm that's "thankfully"
23 Jul ago

@mmsabry @seldeeb no I wasn't thankfukky
23 Jul ago

@seldeeb @mmsabry cairoportal.com/story/231957/%…
23 Jul ago

Top auditor Geneina: “The most dangerous issue here is that the security apparatus found a foothold in the judiciary” madamasr.com/sections/polit…
22 Jul ago

Circles about circles: On writing about sexual violence - moving piece by @yasminelrifae on her work with @OpAntiSH madamasr.com/opinion/circle…
22 Jul ago

Front page news: Sisi rides his bike #Egypt #winning pic.twitter.com/TR1CBxwvkC
22 Jul ago

@gharbeia ah ok
21 Jul ago

Word is today's session for Rabaa defendants, including journalist Shawkan, will be held in Police Academy courthouse in Fifth Settlement.
21 Jul ago

Tens of defendants all praying now inside courtroom cage pic.twitter.com/JHqfvhiTO3
21 Jul ago

Muslim Brotherhood supreme guide Mohamed Badie brought into defendants cage dressed in red for death sentence pic.twitter.com/diAWpW3geT
21 Jul ago

Defendants for Ismailia case brought into defendants cage. Seems like Rabaa case where Shawkan is won't be until later if at all
21 Jul ago

Al-Watan: Gvt preparing cyber crime law that includes prison time for promoting rumors online harmful to the state elwatannews.com/news/details/7…
21 Jul ago

In court where hearing for imprisoned journalist Shawkan scheduled to begin. Foreign reporters barred from entry for now, waiting outside
21 Jul ago

Angela Merkel tells sobbing Palestinian why she can't stay in Germany theguardian.com/world/2015/jul…
16 Jul ago

@SameralAtrush not sure but last year in Gaza Kornets were often highlighted. maybe via Hezbollah pre Syria civil war?
16 Jul ago

Terrorism and the city - A rare account of civilian suffering by a North Sinai resident madamasr.com/opinion/politi…
16 Jul ago

"I am in the middle of an endless nightmare" - Esraa El-Taweel's 1st letter from prison after forced disappearance egyptianchronicles.blogspot.com/2015/07/esraa-…
15 Jul 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.