Venezuela court orders release of student protester whose arrest has been widely condemned

March 18, 2015 4:00 AM

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CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela*s Supreme Court has ordered the release of a prominent student protester whose arrest has drawn strong international condemnation.

The high court late Tuesday ordered that Christian Holdack remain on parole while on trial alongside opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on charges that the two perpetrated violence at anti-government protests in February 2013.

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