Aug 21 2013
On Tuesday, August 20th, the Egyptian First Circuit Court of Administrative Justice, headed by Judge Abdul Majid, Vice Premier of the State Council, will consider a lawsuit filed by Attorney Tariq Mahmood demanding that the President, Prime Minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs expel U.S. Ambassador Anne Patterson from Egypt.
Arabian Business via EoZ (h/t Liz) The reason stated is for the of elimination of foreign intervention and blatant interference in the internal affairs of the country, as perpetrated by the U.S. Ambassador through conduct and meetings inside the headquarters of the U.S. Embassy (with members of the Muslim Brotherhood) and making statements intended to inflame internal division of the country.
Carried Case No. 34 665 stated that “since the outbreak of the January revolution in 201, several Arab and foreign countries have tried to intervene in the internal affairs of Egypt. Specifically, it was noted that the U.S. Ambassador violated Egyptian sovereignty through the provision of the U.S. Embassy financial and political support for the Muslim Brotherhood and (radical) Salafist groups in order to create discord.
According to Egyptian intelligence, the U.S. Ambassador conspired with these factions of political (radical) Islam and exerted political pressure on the opposition parties to allow them to participate in parliamentary elections.