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

@alexhanna Appreciate the vote of confidence! Wanted to ask you about something over email--is the one in your CV your preferred address?
8 Apr ago

@alexhanna Hoping I can join the ranks of Twitter bio updaters some day :-)
8 Apr ago

@alexhanna Just noticed the update to your Twitter bio--congrats!!
8 Apr ago

@sfahmy so well traveled mA :-)
7 Apr ago

@womenalsoknow Laurie Brand:…
6 Apr ago

Did someone just go 12 Monkeys on Drumpf?…
29 Mar ago

@beardedbeheader Thanks man :-) Really miss ya and the old gang. Hope all is well isA!
5h ago

We need more American Muslim social scientists. Here I make the case for why...and shamelessly solicit benefactors.…
25 Mar ago

Your man from the D keepin' it 💯…
25 Mar ago

I mean, they're not even trying at this point.…
24 Mar ago

I never half-step 'cause I'm not a half-stepper.
24 Mar ago

So, yes, correlation ain't causation. But I mean...
23 Mar ago

Group of Arab students sitting outside Starbucks across from USC. Cop has been "discreetly" circling them for 10min. They leave, he leaves.
23 Mar ago

I learned how to build mics in my workshop class.
23 Mar ago

A belated #IWD2016 head scratcher #Egypt
18 Mar ago

Someone has been reading his @smotus
16 Mar ago

Waking up in the nation's capital, where an authoritarian strongman has won elections and public transport is a mess. #isthisDCorCairo?
16 Mar ago

One of the key takeaways from the #ispupoll: A stronger American identity among Muslims is associated with a stronger religious identity.
15 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.