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.

@adamakary I wasn't being condescending
14 Apr ago

@mina_el_naguib it tastes like crap and is overpriced and does nothing but make you miserable and hate hipsters
14 Apr ago

@adamakary ask your friends about her and her views on human rights
14 Apr ago

@NazNabeeh that and their 10£ burgers
14 Apr ago

@adamakary I know who she is I'm just surprised you'd tweet this
14 Apr ago

@adamakary ???
14 Apr ago

@NazNabeeh I love East London I just hate its hipsters
14 Apr ago

Quinoa is overrated couscous, you bloody pretentious east London hipsters
14 Apr ago

@Sarahcarr exactly. She says she heard a bomb go off and she's usually a logical sane one
10 Apr ago

Friend says bomb in moustafa Mahmoud - any news confirming this? #Egypt
10 Apr ago

The hardest thing about being a moderate is trying to convince both sides you have a right to exist
9 Apr ago

The world is full of welad weskha.
9 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.