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
ROBERT MUGABE CASTS HIS VOTE
MORGAN TSVANGIRAI QUITS ELECTION RACE
AMERICAN EMBASSY STAFF FILM RAMPAGE
MDC MAYOR REACTS TO WIFE'S DEATH
MILITARY INVOLVED IN MUGABE'S RE-ELECTION
UN CRITICISES FOOD AID BAN
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.