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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Al-Qassam does not mention here capturing an Israeli soldier, says clashes with troops in E Rafah causing casualties twitter.com/qassam_arabic1…
10m ago

Israeli soldiers in East Jerusalem prevent Palestinian men under 50 from entering Al-Aqsa mosque for Friday prayers pic.twitter.com/tFxWxX1SjS
41m ago

Thousands of Displaced Gazans Flee to UN Shelters, Only to Face Deadly Assaults | The Nation thenation.com/article/180849… #Gaza
18h ago

Left #Gaza today with a heavy heart. Unlike most Palestinians, I am able to cross its borders.
22h ago

According to the UN, the number of Palestinians displaced in Gaza could exceed 400,000 ochaopt.org/documents/ocha…
31 Jul ago

Horrific footage on TV of bodies strewn in street, many badly wounded, including a journalist wearing helmet and flak jacket in Shejaiya
30 Jul ago

Ten dead in Shejaiya market bombing including one journalist acc. to Health Ministry #Gaza facebook.com/aelqedra/posts…
30 Jul ago

Gaza Health Ministry reporting a "massacre" in Shejaiya after bombing of market. Dead & wounded coming in to Shifa facebook.com/aelqedra/posts…
30 Jul ago

Gaza Conflict 'Is Like An Endless Horror Film' - @SherineT tells it like it is news.sky.com/story/1309549/…
30 Jul ago

With 15 mins to go to Israel's declared ceasefire, a massive blast in Tofah area east if Gaza City pic.twitter.com/UIf84LPHu8
30 Jul ago

After some of the heaviest bombardment of Gaza in 3 weeks, Israel says it will implement a 4-hour humanitarian ceasefire starting at 3pm
30 Jul ago

Many arrived to UN school on donkey-drawn carts. The animals lie dead outside after shelling #Gaza pic.twitter.com/m0F8cRn6Ep
30 Jul ago

Displaced Palestinians say they left their homes and came to UN school because they thought they would be safe #Gaza pic.twitter.com/YijMOZgV7v
30 Jul ago

UN school in center of Jabaliya camp shelled early this morning. Up to 20 dead, 100+ wounded #Gaza pic.twitter.com/gvh6ZtYNJX
30 Jul ago

UN school shelled in Jabaliya killing 15 after a night of heavy bombardment by Israeli military fb.me/1eLVo4Lh6 #Gaza
30 Jul ago

Al-Qassam video ends with fighter displaying an apparently seized Israeli assault rifle #Gaza pic.twitter.com/3uPXVAoZQZ
29 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.