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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.
Máxima Acuña received a death threat over the telephone on 30 January and has been repeatedly harassed by police.
Paul Howell, aged 48, is due to be executed in Florida on 26 February for the murder of a police officer in 1992.