Elections in Syria – The Syrian flag is seen hanging on a polling booth as a woman goes to cast her ballot in the Syrian presidential election Tuesday, June 3, in Damascus, Syria. The election took place while civil war still rages in the country, and only in areas controlled by the regime of current President Bashar al-Assad.
Elections in Syria – A Syrian man shows his ink-stained finger and holds the remains of a burnt cross after casting his vote at a church in Homs, Syria, on June 3. Al-Assad easily won re-election in a vote that opposition groups and many Western countries said has been rigged from the start.
Elections in Syria – Syrians cast their votes in the damaged courtyard of the Umm al-Zunnar church in Homs on June 3.
Elections in Syria – Men in Aleppo, Syria, pretend they are casting their votes June 3 during a mock election calling for al-Assad to the stripped of his Syrian nationality.
Elections in Syria – Syrians cast their votes at the Umm al-Zunnar church in Homs on June 3.
Elections in Syria – A Syrian man shows his ink-stained thumb after he voted in Homs on June 3.
Elections in Syria – A woman leaves a polling station at an old train station in Damascus on June 3.
Elections in Syria – Syrian refugees at the Zaatari camp in Jordan put their shoes in a trash bin that reads "voting box" during a protest against the election on June 3.
Elections in Syria – Presidential candidate Hassan al-Nouri casts his ballot in Damascus on June 3. Al-Nouri is a businessman and former government minister.