Cairo - Egyptian Islamists backing ousted president Mohamed
Morsi have called for demonstrations across the country on Tuesday, two months
since he was toppled by the military.
The call comes a day after Egypt's interim president Adly
Mansour announced a panel to draw up a revised constitution but without the
inclusion of Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood which rejected to take part.
In a statement issued early on Monday, the Anti-Coup
Alliance which is led by the Brotherhood said Tuesday's demonstrations would be
held under the slogan: "The coup is terrorism," to mark Morsi's 3
The alliance "calls for active participation in these
demonstrations and other activities aimed at achieving the return of Morsi",
the statement said.
On Friday, the alliance organised protests in support of the
deposed president but mustered far fewer participants than expected.
The Muslim Brotherhood, the main group organising the
protests, has lost its ability to mobilise supporters in large numbers because
of sweeping arrests which have netted its top leaders among at least 2,000
Islamists detained since 14 August.
On Monday, the Anti-Coup Alliance also said its members in
Europe are documenting evidence against those who removed Morsi.
"The free Egyptians in Europe are documenting the
crimes of coup leaders so they can be presented in the International Court of
Justice," the group said.
Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president,
served for only a year before the military ousted him in the popularly backed
On Sunday, Mansour announced a 50-member panel to draw up a
But the Brotherhood has declined to take part, and
reflecting the deep divisions plaguing Egypt, state television announced later
on Sunday that Morsi is to stand trial in a criminal court for "incitement
to murder", along with 14 other members of the Islamist movement.
The constitutional panel has 60 days to submit a final
version of the revised charter to the interim president, who in turn has 30
days to announce the date of a referendum.