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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Youssef Chouhoud

Pretty sure homegirl next to me is tweeting about the same phenomenon. Not sure if she'll have the same restraint viz putting him on blast.
29 Aug ago

Not gonna put him on blast w/ a pic, but ur man on the Metro takin up *3* seats during rush hr is the reason "manspreading" is still a thing
29 Aug ago

DA NA NA. DA NA NA. twitter.com/complexmag/sta…
26 Aug ago

Well, clearly TC is down w/ Jay-Hova // Iowa GOP chair: God raised Ted Cruz to be next prez rawstory.com/2015/08/iowa-g… pic.twitter.com/Leu1JF6asf
23 Aug ago

Would opt for that over another Meat & Money lecture (cc: @ImamSuhaibWebb ) twitter.com/manrilla/statu…
22 Aug ago

...yet what a shame it would be if after all the effort, all the lives and livelihoods lost, we didn't nurture some of that initial hope.
22 Aug ago

Are we too cynical now, or were we too starry eyed then? Have we compensated or over-compensated? It's hard today not to feel resigned...
22 Aug ago

He's not alone. I wonder if that says more about us now, or more about us back when we were perhaps too hopeful? twitter.com/liamstack/stat…
22 Aug ago

The data don't lie // Obama will leave his party in its worst shape since the Great Depression—even if Hillary wins politico.com/magazine/story…
22 Aug ago

I'm currently working hard to suppress memories of the summer after senior year in HS when I lugged around knives door-to-door. Ugh...
19 Aug ago

I'm thinking they may be back office. But not the sharpest... "He was regional for Cutco" "Oh, the knives? They're products are THE BEST"
19 Aug ago

Two well dressed guys talking team management, fans, and playoffs. Honestly can't figure out if they're moguls or have a Yahoo fantasy acct.
19 Aug ago

This #parenting #protip is just one of the many spot-on gems in this collection huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/12/fow… pic.twitter.com/0ErknTmGne
17 Aug ago

@AminESPN Or Zach Morris???
14 Aug 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.