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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Massive coordinated attack on security forces in N Sinai; dozens dead, militants controlling Shiekh Zuwaid streets twitter.com/shorouk_news/s…
49m ago

@MicheleDDunne @arabist Neighbor says security was lax: twitter.com/hany2m/status/…
29 Jun ago

@makartwo Speaker of parliament assassinated in 1990 outside Semiramis hotel
29 Jun ago

Reports that Egyptian Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat has died in bombing attack on his convoy. Would be highest-level official killed yet
29 Jun ago

Today's court ruling, though expected, is still shocking for those who grew up LGBT in the U.S. - @ggreenwald firstlook.org/theintercept/2…
27 Jun ago

They won't give you a bike lane until you start riding. The bicycle is the solution العجلة هي الحل @AinBicycles youtube.com/watch?v=VxT84i…
25 Jun ago

Egypt's imprisonment of journalists at an all-time high - special report by @pressfreedom cpj.org/reports/2015/0…
25 Jun ago

Wow, a major step for independent media in Egypt: @MadaMasr gains exclusive access to new Wikileaks documents madamasr.com/sections/polit…
24 Jun ago

Al-Ahram:Proposed anti-terror law imposes minimum 5-year prison sentence for promoting terrorism through social media ahram.org.eg/News/111579/60…
22 Jun ago

At a protest outside presidential palace in solidarity with detainees in Egypt twitter.com/salmasaid/stat…
21 Jun ago

1 year ago Sanaa, Yara & 21 others were arrested at a peaceful protest.They have another year left on their sentence pic.twitter.com/NdksnCsUjw
21 Jun ago

Read these two great pieces on Palestine by @ORHamilton: madamasr.com/opinion/return… and @dirkwanrooij: madamasr.com/opinion/palfes…
21 Jun ago

At request of Egyptian authorities, German police arrest senior Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour in Berlin uk.mobile.reuters.com/article/idUKKB…
20 Jun 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.