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

The FT’s west Africa correspondent on feeling at home in Cairo, Lagos and Seattle via @FT
16h ago

Egyptian court sentences 3 Al Jazeera journalists to prison @cnni
18h ago

This happened too. Egyptian daily posts a close up of Clooney's ring saying it impressed attendees.…
19h ago

Baher Mohamed @Bahrooz got extra six months and a LE5,000 fine.
22h ago

Yet another day when we see friends and colleagues put in prison. @MFFahmy11, @Bahrooz @PeterGreste & 3 others sentenced to 3 yrs. #ajetrial
22h ago

Amal Clooney is in court for #AJE trial verdict. @MFFahmy11 thinks the official welcome she received is a good sign
23h ago

@RawyaRageh Waiting for your next adventure :D
27 Aug ago

Asia Madany commanding the beat during @RoomCairo anniversary celebrations. #drums #drumming
26 Aug ago

العنف داخل الأسرة مباح شرعًا وعرفًا وقانونًا… via @MadaMasr
25 Aug ago

ماذا وراء احتجاج موظفى الدولة وأمناء شرطة الشرقية؟ - زياد بهاء الدين - بوابة الشروق...…
25 Aug ago

Lebanon cabinet meets under pressure from trash demos… via @YahooNews
25 Aug ago

My take on Egypt's disenfranchised electorate…
25 Aug ago

How we learn about bombs in Cairo via @wordpressdotcom
21 Aug 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.