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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Manifest destiny - great piece by @ORHamilton on Egypt, Palestine & why "History does not move forward for everyone." madamasr.com/content/manife…
17 Apr ago

RT @EgyptianStreets: BREAKING l Hazem Abu Ismail sentenced to seven years for fraud (forging documents for 2012 Presidential elections)
16 Apr ago

Searching for the church of Islam - @AmrEzzat on the battle over Egypt's mosques and pulpits eipr.org/en/blog/post/2…
16 Apr ago

2014 Pulitzer Prize Winners pulitzer.org/node/8501
14 Apr ago

BREAKING: Interpol arrests Mubarak's former finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali english.ahram.org.eg/News/99050.aspx
14 Apr ago

March reaches Talaat Harb. Numbers thinning. Looks like might end soon. pic.twitter.com/EnQYXXofud
10 Apr ago

@Sarahcarr not very many. Maybe 200
10 Apr ago

No sign of police as march turns onto Sherif Basha st pic.twitter.com/SkpR7bVLnp
10 Apr ago

Protest has now broken out into a march pic.twitter.com/DbTWmvGKs3
10 Apr ago

Press conference ends, loud chanting against military rule and protest law begins pic.twitter.com/K7MiW3uPmZ
10 Apr ago

Ahmed Douma's wife, Nourihan, invites women to join her in presidential palace sit-in on April 22 against protest law pic.twitter.com/O0XlFHcBv6
10 Apr ago

April 6's Zizou Abdo outlines campaign - incl protests, graffiti, conferences, human chains, sit-ins, univ. actions leading to April 26 demo
10 Apr ago

Haithem Mohamedein addresses reporters and crowd about opposition to Protest Law #egypt pic.twitter.com/ZtzEBCSQds
10 Apr ago

AJ journalists @Repent11 @Bahrooz & @PeterGreste still confined to their cell 23 hours a day. No books allowed. Next court session April 22.
10 Apr ago

Military court rules against staff of media outlet Rassd for Sisi leaks: b/w 1 and 3 years in prison & 1 acquittal facebook.com/NoMilTrials/po…
10 Apr ago

Activists, political parties gathering outside Journo Syndicate today, 5pm to announce events in run-up to April 26 demo against Protest Law
10 Apr ago

@Sarahcarr surreal. they showed 'evidence' found in their possession, incl. Sky News Arabia report on tourism, Greste BBC report on Somalia
10 Apr ago

Today is the 5th court session for trial of jailed AJE journos, meanwhile a former AJ freelance reporter was arrested abcnews.go.com/International/…
10 Apr ago

Egypt has not done so: US State Department announces designation of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis as a terrorist organization. m.state.gov/md224566.htm
9 Apr ago

Imprisoned activist Ahmed Douma calls on Hamdeen Sabahi to withdraw from presidential race until Protest Law removed twitter.com/amr_imam/statu…
9 Apr 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.