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.
Ibrahim began w/ brutal crackdown on anti-Morsi protesters in Jan-Feb 2013 that MB backed. Went on to much bloodier crackdown on MB in Rabaa
Mohamed Ibrahim, the brutal interior minister appointed by Morsi in Jan 2013, has been replaced along with 7 others in cabinet reshuffle
Critical analysis of Egypt plans to build a new capital city on the Cairo-Suez road for 500 billion EGP cairobserver.com/post/112554756…
3 Mar ago
So far this year, elections for parliament have been delayed, press syndicate postponed & student unions cancelled #Egypt
3 Mar ago
Video of homeless man killed by police in downtown L.A. facebook.com/video.php?v=10…
2 Mar ago
"The depression gets worse every day. We've lost our appetite for life" - Still homeless in Gaza six months after war news.yahoo.com/six-months-war…
1 Mar ago
How an unlikely American ideologue is inspiring Egypt’s new generation of Islamic militants foreignpolicy.com/2015/02/27/all…
28 Feb ago
Report From the Front: Libya’s Descent Into Chaos | The Nation thenation.com/article/199233…
26 Feb ago