Former Mubarak Prime Minister Shafiq does not dare campaigning in South Egypt

Despite his second place in the polls, and a certain support on the ground, former Mubarak Prime Minister cancelled his visit to Assiut.
In Upper Egypt, there are areas, quotes Al Masry Al Youm, with a high percentage of tribal disputes and unauthorized weapons. But mainly, it might be because of the opposition he has faced so far. On Friday in Qena, Shafiq faced disapproving crowds at a mosque. They were Muslim Brothers and revolutionary youth, according to Al Masry Al Youm. On Thursday in Aswan, an audience member had thrown a shoe at him.
So Shafiq decided to cancel his trip to Assiut last Saturday, which would have led him through the Upper Egypt cities of Qussiya, Dayrout and Badari.


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