Egypt: Mubarak's Resignation Celebrations Continue

This post is part of our special coverage of Egypt Protests 2011.

Celebrations around the world continue after news that Hosni Mubarak has left the house. The dictator, who ruled Egypt for three decades, and refused to step down despite 18 days of continuous protests in which Egyptians expressed their demand that he leaves power in every peaceful means possible, has finally resigned.

Here is the latest round up of reactions from Twitter:

@AmoonaE: #mubarak ███████████████|100 % Complete. You may now eject this file from the disk. #jan25 #18days #egypt #victory (via @hissar_simo)

@Lastoadri: The flag in my hand and off to the street to celebrate with my people… YAAAAY! #Egypt #Jan25

@3arabawy: Phone call from Hurghada: All the people r out in the streets celebrating. #Jan25

@3arabawy: I'm totally in tears. I wish my father was alive to see that day. #Jan25

@3arabawy: Gunshots continue in Nasr City in celebration. I never knew there were so many guns in the neighborhood! :D #Jan25

@3arabawy: We need to lift all restrictions on establishing labor unions and political parties. #Jan25

@3arabawy: We need to prosecute the murderers & corrupt officials who ruled us. We need 2 dissolve rigged parliament. We need to abolish emergency law

@3arabawy: We scored big victory everyone. But we should not stop the protests and the strikes until the rest of our demands r met. #Jan25

@dohanews: honks of jubiliation on the roads of #qatar. Mabrook #egypt!

@fahadalassiry: Car in #Doha #Qatar waving Egyptian flags. It's a celebration! #Egypt #Jan25

@yslaise: I'll get two mobile phones, one will have Mohammed Bouazizi as its background and the other will have one of #Tahrir #Jan25 #sidibouzid

@yslaise: Thank you Bouazizi, Khaled Said and the youth of Tunisia and Egypt, for giving me stories to teach my son about sacrifice, unity and freedom

@razano: At the Egyptian embassy in amman, celebrating :-) come join us people! Go #Jan25

@Tharwacolamus: Jordanians celebrating in Amman as well, also in front of Egyptian Embassy #jan25

@ioerror: After eighteen days of protests it has been announced that Mubarak is gone! Keep up the pressure – get the rest of the regime out! #egypt

@ShereefAbbas: All we need to do now is sit down with the Tunisians & write the “Overthrowing a Dictator for Dummies” book. #Jan25 #Egypt #Tunisia

@AShMarafi: To our Egyptians ppls: Yes, We Can #Jan25 #25Jan

This post is part of our special coverage of Egypt Protests 2011.


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