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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Fires in the Egypt River Delta As Seen From Space spaceref.com/earth/fires-in…
2h ago

Masked, armed riot police march in Mansoura university chanting "For you Egypt, we accepted the challenge" youtube.com/watch?v=o54Li3…
23h ago

Press conference on forced disappearance in Egypt on Oct. 23 at Hisham Mubarak Law Center facebook.com/events/5726446…
20 Oct ago

Requirements for Egypt's new Community Police force include: 19-23 years old, height no less than 170cm, chest 85cm pic.twitter.com/a3pUKd508F
20 Oct ago

Utterly haunting piece from Aleppo: The Remnants of Life in Syria's Hotbed by Francesca Borri compasscultura.com/francesca-borr…
19 Oct ago

"The state is commandeering every resource to establish control over the country" - @asoueif on repression in Egypt theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
19 Oct ago

Etahideyya case with Sanaa Seif, Yara Sallam and 22 others: “@clear_red: Verdict 26th October” #Egypt
16 Oct ago

"Only here, in the most dangerous city in the world, do I feel at home." economist.com/news/middle-ea…
16 Oct ago

Muslim Brotherhood online portal Ikhwanonline continues with its inane wanton sectarianism ikhwanonline.com/Article.aspx?A…
16 Oct ago

Never believe anything until it's been officially denied: Egypt presidential spox denies AP report of Egyptian warplanes bombing Libya
15 Oct ago

Egypt's flagship newspaper Al-Ahram completely misstates NYT article on Sisi to burnish image nytimes.com/2014/10/16/wor…
15 Oct ago

Officials: Egypt warplanes bombing Libyan militias bigstory.ap.org/article/7fe66b…
15 Oct ago

@AP: BREAKING: Egyptian officials say country's warplanes are bombing positions of Islamist militias in Libya.”
15 Oct ago

@almuqawamah facebook.com/aidaseif/posts…
15 Oct 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.