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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25 Aug ago

'You know, Philby, we need to lure the hipsters into the shop with a killer tag line!' 'Killer? How about #terrorist clothing?' 'GENIUS!'
13 Aug ago

Meanwhile in #London someone thought #terrorist clothing would cater to hipsters
13 Aug ago

#Arab comic artists speak: "Instead of importing #cartoons &cultural artifacts, why can't we export our own stories?"
8 Aug ago

'Comics can subdue a monster &make bullies receptive.That's when I decided to become a #comic #artist' @AsiaAlfasi
8 Aug ago

Really enjoyed writing this: #Arab comic artists @lenamerhej @AsiaAlfasi @tarekshahinx #Toktokmagazine Mohamed Anwar
7 Aug ago

'#Comics can completely subdue a monster & make bullies receptive. That's when I decided to become a comic #artist'
7 Aug ago

this is amazing: Sunken #Alexandrian city artefacts to be displayed in #Paris #ancientegypt
4 Aug ago

Pretty cool to see #toktok's Mohamed Anwar, @tarekshahinx @samandalcomics's Lena Mehraj talk comics #shubbak
26 Jul ago

London #art exhibit pays tribute to #Libya's fading cities: Tripoli & Benghazi my feature for @MiddleEastEye
24 Jul ago

Excited to see Egyptian comics @_Andeel_ & @tarekshahinx & Lebanon's Lena Mehraj @samandalcomics at @shubbakfestival
22 Jul 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.