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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Flowers & stencils of Shaimaa, Sondos, Zo'la & Mina killed in protests marking the Jan.25 anniversary last weekend. pic.twitter.com/Z2nYJFqVJx
29 Jan ago

@asteris @reportedly sure
29 Jan ago

Most protesters have left. Some are still around with Shaimaa's picture. Pro Sisi group still chanting on the other side.
29 Jan ago

A police officer said something but it was lost in the chants & counter chants. I was standing few steps away from him & couldn't hear him
29 Jan ago

One side chants against police for killing Shaimaa Sabagh. On the opposite side a group chants for the police & Sisi pic.twitter.com/QLfVtCS5EC
29 Jan ago

«التيار الديمقراطي» يرهن مشاركته بانتخابات «النواب» بإقالة وزير الداخلية وتعطيل قانون التظاهر shorouknews.com/mobile/news/vi…
26 Jan ago

@WaleedTokali @Mohamdaziz did u read what he wrote? Lawyer, legal fight?
25 Jan ago

@WaleedTokali @Mohamdaziz what incitement in a lawyer saying he had the worst day of his life & that his brother was arrested?
25 Jan ago

CNN: Egypt revolution at crossroads cnn.it/1yH9L8G Our story & video marking the fourth Jan. 25 anniversary, with @ianjameslee
25 Jan ago

Interior Ministry said no concrete number yet of those arrested. Some are released on the spot or shortly after like journos: MOI official
25 Jan 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.