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.

@RobertMackey twitter.com/_amroali/statu…
25 Apr ago

@RobertMackey twitter.com/ahmedhafeztwee…
25 Apr ago

The lengths we will go to sell ourselves. What a bitter, sad development to this five year nightmare.
25 Apr ago

OH YAY twitter.com/_amroali/statu…
18 Apr ago

@norashalaby wa7shany ya weleya
16 Apr ago

Brilliant twitter.com/amirahoweidy/s…
15 Apr ago

@sherryamin13 this cairogossip.com/gossip/life-st…
11 Apr ago

On a scale of 1 to Egypt in 2016, how bad have things got in YOUR country?
11 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.