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.

Karnak temple, assholes? Suicide attack in #Egypt bigstory.ap.org/article/1efeb5…
10 Jun ago

@Os_Jam someone who clearly didn't care about its target audience
1 Jun ago

.@BarbicanCentre shubbak is meant to shed light on Arab culture& art, how can that be possible when u give out flyers in gibberish Arabic?
1 Jun ago

.@BarbicanCentre Had the incorrect copy been in English you wouldn't have distributed this flyer. It's sloppy and culturally insensitive
1 Jun ago

@dan_a_lowe @shubbakfestival @BarbicanCentre cash machines somewhat different to venue filled with thousands of Arabs
31 May ago

@mina_el_naguib it makes me cry. I swear I will do this for free
31 May ago

@hhpapazian @Xanothikan @ganzeer ي ا ي
31 May ago

@cobbpasha @dan_a_lowe go on. please tell me. You sound like an expert
31 May ago

Dear world, if you're not sure what Arabic looks like, ask an #Arab. Hint: it doesn't look like this pic.twitter.com/7CrPfZoBNz
31 May 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.