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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Sarah El Sirgany

شارع بورسعيد Port Said Street #tracking #cairo #cairotraffic #market #vendors
5 Mar ago

4 Mar ago

Six months in, is the state sticking to its budget? | Mada Masr… via @MadaMasr
1 Mar ago

The Unravelling: In a failing state, an anti-Islamist general mounts a divisive campaign… via @NewYorker
27 Feb ago

CNN: Prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah sentenced to 5 years
24 Feb ago

Freed Jazeera journalist: I can't get back my baby's first 6 months @MFFahmy11 & @Bahrooz on making up for lost time
24 Feb ago

ضبط شقيق معاون مباحث بالمنيا لإتهامه بالتسبب في قتل طفل وإصابة 2 أخرين:ضب%d… via @_
23 Feb 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.