A few days before the first anniversary of the arrest of Carlos Ghosn, a press conference (translated into English) was organized by his defense team at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan. They reiterated the grounds for requesting that all charges be dropped and explained to the media once again how Nissan colluded with the prosecutors to oust Carlos Ghosn.

An official press release issued by the defense team reiterated that Carlos Ghosn remains a victim of the Japanese hostage justice system and that the prosecutors “have repeatedly violated Carlos Ghosn’s basic right to a fair trial”.

Carlos Ghosn’s French lawyers issued numerous statements highlighting the discriminatory and extraordinary treatment being meted out to their client: