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'Intimidation' led to one-man race

Tensions were high in Zimbabwe ahead of the presidential election run-off. On 22 June opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai pulled out because he said the vote would not be fair.

The government had banned political adverts and rallies for opposition groups, and the distribution of food aid by international organisations.

ZIMBABWEANS AT THE POLLS

Fear or franchise? Zimbabweans talk about casting their votes - 28 June 2008

ROBERT MUGABE CASTS HIS VOTE

Robert Mugabe casts his vote and says he feels 'optimistic'

MORGAN TSVANGIRAI QUITS ELECTION RACE

Zimbabwe's opposition leader says he is pulling out of Friday's presidential run-off, handing victory to President Robert Mugabe - 22 June 2008

AMERICAN EMBASSY STAFF FILM RAMPAGE

US Embassy pictures show thugs on the rampage causing terror during the Zimbabwe election campaign - 20 June 2008

MDC MAYOR REACTS TO WIFE'S DEATH

The wife of Emmanuel Chiroto, the MDC mayor of Harare, was found beaten to death - 19 June 2008

MILITARY INVOLVED IN MUGABE'S RE-ELECTION

Zimbabwe's military is actively involved in President Robert Mugabe's re-election campaign, the BBC learns - 12 June 2008

UN CRITICISES FOOD AID BAN

The UN's Louise Arbour attacked the regime's decision to stop aid agencies from handing out food as a 'true perversion of democracy'- 6 June 2008

INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMATS THREATENED: REACTION

After a group of US and UK diplomats were detained at a roadblock and threatened by police on 5 June, the US ambassador James McGee said the country was now one which did not follow its own or international laws.


UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Thursday's intimidation of diplomats gave 'a window into the lives of ordinary Zimbabweans'

US State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said one of his drivers had been beaten in the incident




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