Marzieh Hashemi, who works for the Press TV network's English-language service, was released from jail in Washington after being detained for 10 days. Court documents have not included details on the criminal case in which she was named a witness.
Rajoy appeared as a witness in a long-running graft trial that has rocked his conservative People's Party and hurt him at the ballot box. He denied any knowledge of an illegal financing scheme within his party during the trial.
Nearly four people were murdered each week last year while defending their homes, lands and forests from mining, dams and agricultural projects, according to human rights watchdog Global Witness.
Jihad Diyab, who was relocated from Guantanamo to Uruguay nearly two years ago, was detained after traveling to Caracas in July in an apparent attempt to see family
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