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High-school student Khaled Mohamed Bakara was released on bail of LE500 (US$72) by the Public Prosecution on 22 December 2013, his lawyer has told Amnesty International.
In recent days several candidates standing in Colombia’s legislative elections in March have received death threats from paramilitaries.
Raif Badawi, a prisoner of conscience who recently had his conviction and sentence overturned, may face a new trial for charges related to “apostasy,” an “offense punishable by death.
Photojournalist Ahmad Fardan was charged with “participating in a public gathering.” He has been released on bail, but alleges that he was tortured by security forces.