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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Leading human rights group calls for release of photojournalist Omar Abdel Maqsoud,unjustly imprisoned for 21 months eipr.org/pressrelease/2…
11h ago

Egypt court sentences a minor to 15 years in prison for protesting without a permit الشامخ# gate.ahram.org.eg/News/851891.as…
6 Feb ago

In prison for more than 900 days, justice again delayed for photojournalist Shawkan cpj.org/2016/02/justic…
6 Feb ago

Il Manifesto posthumously publishes murdered student Giulio Regeni's dispatch on independent trade unions in Egypt ilmanifesto.info/in-egypt-secon…
5 Feb ago

Plans to gather with flowers at Italian embassy in Cairo on Sat. to pay respect to murdered student Giulio Regeni facebook.com/events/5343922…
5 Feb ago

Five years later, a spoof music video of the famous Egyptian revolution song "Sout el-Horreya' youtube.com/watch?v=hbwS1b…
5 Feb ago

Egypt official:Body of Italian student found with signs of torture, incl. multiple stab wounds & cigarette burns @AP bigstory.ap.org/article/df70b1…
4 Feb ago

Prominent Egyptian rights activist @gamaleid banned from traveling english.ahram.org.eg/News/186696.as…
4 Feb ago

World Bank loan to Egypt contingent upon adoption of regressive sales tax madamasr.com/sections/econo… via @MadaMasr
4 Feb ago

Just received @hackneylad's much anticipated new book on revolution in Egypt. I highly suggest you get a copy. pic.twitter.com/xtMAD9HR0r
2 Feb ago

VIDEO: Football's Ultras Ahlawy commemorate the anniversary of the 2012 Port Said massacre that left over 70 dead youtube.com/watch?v=XWMbRc…
2 Feb ago

World Bank requirements for Egypt loan: reduce gvt wages & energy subsidies, increase taxes & electricity prices today.almasryalyoum.com/article2.aspx?…
1 Feb ago

"More victories like this and there'll be nothing left of Iraq" - @SherineT reports from Ramadi news.sky.com/story/1632095/…
1 Feb ago

Egypt's youngest political prisoner, 5 years since the revolution - @titotarek8 talks about his imprisoned brother theguardian.com/world/video/20…
25 Jan ago

This says it all: Interior Ministry allows for January 25 commemorations inside prisons m.elwatannews.com/news/details/9…
23 Jan 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.