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.

Bomb found in girls school across from fire station at mahatet masr #alexandria #egypt at 12:30 today.
9h ago

'Germany must denounce all acts of violence and its mass murdering ideologies' said no one ever. #flight9525 #CharlieHebdo #Germanwings
26 Mar ago

White pilot: mass murderer. Arab pilot: terrorist #Germanwings
26 Mar ago

Fact: Egypt is an important spot for millions of migratory birds like eagles. This project is hoping to protect them bit.ly/1FR0NIV
24 Mar ago

Nature conservationists in #Egypt are using #education to promote #ecotourism &protect migratory birds #hopeinEgypt bit.ly/1FR0NIV
23 Mar ago

Did you know that at $77bn a yr, eco-tourism is one of the world's fastest growing sectors? bit.ly/1FR0NIV #HopeinEgypt
23 Mar ago

Great project: NCE educating #Egypt tour guides on #birdwatching to protect birds &support #tourism bit.ly/1FR0NIV #hopeinEgypt
23 Mar ago

@AnissaHaddadi you can find her on facebook and she has an eponymous website, I don't have her personal contact number
20 Mar ago

Let's change the narrative of #egypt and raise awareness of positive projects helping the country: tweet your stories to me #hopeinEgypt
19 Mar ago

RIP #Pratchett :(
12 Mar ago

Awesome: #Tagadod take #Hurghada hotel's vegetable oil waste, turn it into #energy &sell back to them bit.ly/1BNTQaf #hopeinEgypt
10 Mar ago

Honestly, trying to find good news about #egypt is like trying to find a needle in a militarydictatorshiphaystack, but yalla.
9 Mar ago

#Tagadod is an Egyptian startup in #renewableenergy that turns vegetable oil into renewable #energy bit.ly/1BNTQaf #hopeinEgypt
6 Mar ago

Madad: #Egypt crowdfunding platform helps struggling NGOs survive #hopeinEgypt bit.ly/1G5EGMz
6 Mar 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.