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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@eldahshan @Zeinobia i wish i could claim that, but it wasn't me wrote the headline
18h ago

At Al Jazeera trial in Egypt, video of sheep herding and an adjournment cnn.com/2014/04/22/wor…
23h ago

@hendnafe3 في الجلسة اللي قبلها بتاعة الجزيرة قعدنا 7 ساعات من 11-6
22 Apr ago

Reminder, what we saw today is the footage handpicked by the prosecution. You'd expect this to be the most incriminating, but obviously not.
22 Apr ago

It's not clear if lawyers' request to question the technical committee about what they saw as incriminating in the footage would be granted
22 Apr ago

We r done w the footage chosen by the prosecution today. Judge says it isnt the entire evidence, but part of it. says not all will be shown
22 Apr ago

One photo shows @Repent11 with Mohamed Morsi and @wolfblitzer, which was taken during an interview for @CNN last year. #AJEtrial
22 Apr ago

Court going through Peter Greste's alleged evidence including content of a Blackberry that doesn't belong to him, has some @Repent11 pics
22 Apr ago

We finished @Repent11's supposedly incriminating CD, presented by the prosecution today. Nothing shows fabrication as he's charged with.
22 Apr ago

Abu Bakr, @Repent11's lawyer, cites earlier session when all evidence attributed to him didn't include anything to save video/pic on.
22 Apr ago

After a feature on sheep herding, lawyer Khaled Abu Bakr says "put the sheep aside and cut the chase to the case. This is a waste of time"
22 Apr ago

We saw raw footage of interviews and standups.#AJEtrial
22 Apr ago

Today we r seeing the footage supposedly reclassified by the prosecution to get to the incriminating parts. So far, generic pics & features
22 Apr ago

"They are killing us inside the prison." student defendants scream during recess. #ajetrial
22 Apr ago

"Every journalist has this on their computer. Why is this evidence?" @Repent11 asks after video evidence is displayed in court. #ajetrial
22 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.