Mr Mussa served as foreign minister under Hosni Mubarak from 1991 to 2001. As a communique' states: ''Mussa was a vital partner of corruption during Mubarak's regime and in the affair surrounding gas exports to Israel''.
The Union of Youth of the Revolution is also attacking Ahmad Shafik, the last premier under the former dictator, who has been nominated at the last minute after being crossed off the list of candidates specifically under the regulation banning figures from the ancien regime.
Against the danger of their return to power, a demonstration was held in Tahrir Square, staged by several hundred people, mainly Salafis, whose candidate Hazem Salah Abi Ismail was excluded from the election because his mother holds a US passport. Much more modest in terms of numbers than the demonstrations of last week, the protest was not supported by revolutionary organisations. (ANSAmed).