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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

Ghosn blasts detention in new interview as experts weigh in

Former judge says ousted Nissan chairman 'should be let out'

Carlos Ghosn has been refused bail twice since he was charged with financial misconduct. (Nikkei montage/Reuters)

TOKYO -- Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn has hit out at the justice system in Japan, saying his extended detention "would not be normal in any other democracy."

The former executive was speaking to AFP and Les Echos on Thursday from the Tokyo Detention House where he has been held without bail for more than 70 days, after prosecutors arrested him on charges of financial misconduct.

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