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Lebanon, Japan have 40 days to agree on Ghosn's fate

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Japanese prosecutors have said they are still pushing for Ghosn to be tried in Japan.

Really? Go figure huh! But if they are so sure that they have the evidence to convict him, they could try the case anywhere!

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Theres no reason Japan would push for trial in Lebanon. Hopefully there's actually going to be a fair trial

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Lebanon and Japan have about 40 days to decide whether ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will be extradited to Japan or stand trial in Lebanon

Not sure if he'll be extradited but at least Ghosn can find out MOJ really up to by February or March this year instead 2021.

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Japanese prosecutors have said they are still pushing for Ghosn to be tried in Japan.

Of course they want the trial held in Japan. Then, they can continue the inhumane treatment and drag out the proceedings for years while holding an innocent man in solitary confinement with daily interrogations and threats of, "confess or it will get worse for you."

There is no way Lebanon will release Ghosn to face the farce known as, Japanese Justice. Therefore, Japan has 40 days to put-up or shut-up and p-off!

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If Japan wants him so badly, why don't they just go and pick him up?

Oh wait.......

Japan and Lebanon have no extradition agreement and Lebanon does not typically hand over its nationals

If the tables were turned, would Japan do the same? Let's be real here!

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What's the point? Japan has already said he would have been found not guilty anyway. Right?

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What's the point? Japan has already said he would have been found not guilty anyway. Right?

No, that is the opinion of one person.

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Victory will go to the highest bidder for sure. Get ready for our tax dollars to suddenly be proposed for infrastructure in Lebanon.

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If I were Ghosn, I'd spill ALL the beans I could and name EVERYONE and show all the files now. He's held back a bit so far now but if I were him, the gloves should come off and soon

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"There is no way Lebanon will release Ghosn to face the farce known as, Japanese Justice. Therefore, Japan has 40 days to put-up or shut-up and p-off!"

Yep. Getting interesting. If they can provide no evidence to Lebanon within that time, the case will basically get dropped.

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"I'd spill ALL the beans I could and name EVERYONE and show all the files now. "

I have a feeling that's his trump card against extradition.

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Yes, spill all the beans Carlos, they are out to get U because some people are very worried. U know too much.

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So interesting how many people are defending this Carlos. Seems like everyone thinks he is not quility and believes what he is saying.

He flew the Japanese system because it was harder for him but people who worked under him had also hard time. If he thinks he is not quility than come with proof and not a statement and some few documents which does not mean anything.

Each country has her own law. He should stay and proof his innocent. He does have nothing. If he had he would show all documents and make understatements.

If he is found quility he still has a better life than people who are in prison in other Asia. Countries such as Thailand.

Other parts of the world he would have no trail at all. Or be killed.

I think he is not innocent because so far nothing from him. Just blablabla. At least he run away so one crime he has committed anyway.

I don't mind the - since so many people are in favor for that kind of person.

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So interesting how many people are defending this Carlos. Seems like everyone thinks he is not ( guilty ) and believes what he is saying.... Each country has her own law. He should stay and proof his innocent.

if he'd stayed, despite what this one lawyer said the other day, most likely he would have been sentenced to prison for who knows how long, regardless of whether he was guilty of breaking any laws or not ( other than the one he broke to escape the Japanese injustice system ).

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At least one fair trial would be resolved if he does get extradited. He will be out behind bars. And none can call it unfair, because then they will have to eat their words and give all bail. After all if someone can make a run and not be considered a flight risk there won't be any standards left.

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At least one fair trial would be resolved if he does get extradited. He will be out behind bars. And none can call it unfair, because then they will have to eat their words and give all bail. After all if someone can make a run and not be considered a flight risk there won't be any standards left.

How can you be so sure? Beside that MOJ faq nothing is really change in Japan so far.

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You know they want to pin this on a foreigner. I bet it was an inside job

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So interesting how many people are defending this Carlos. Seems like everyone thinks he is not quility and believes what he is saying.

I don't know if he is guilty or not guilty I am sure he isn't dumb enough to flagrantly break the law like is being made out by the prosecution with their leaks to the media. He is very intelligent and not likely to overstep the boundary to far, most likely he is just within the law or the gray zone of the law.

He flew the Japanese system because it was harder for him but people who worked under him had also hard time. If he thinks he is not quility than come with proof and not a statement and some few documents which does not mean anything.

No that isn't why he flew the system , it is because they yet again prosecutions delayed the April 2020 hearing until

REUTERS

JAN 2, 2020

BEIRUT/TOKYO – Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn decided to flee Japan after learning that his trial had been delayed until April 2021

which just happens to be after the Olympics... you can read into that however you want. and after he fled they rescheduled the hearing for April.

Each country has her own law. He should stay and proof his innocent. He does have nothing. If he had he would show all documents and make understatements.

For a start this statement is fundamentally flawed and is exactly what the prosecution said which goes to show the thinking of Japanese Nationals that you are automatically guilty until you prove yourself innocent. And if that is the case then he should have been released Immediately with no restrictions so he can gather the evidence he needs to prove his innocence not be detained and and held in the interview room for hours and hours at a time. Even when not being questioned which is actually part of being interviewed and should bylaw have been recorded Which it wasn't.

Also he was not given all relevant documents including around 5000 + internal emails from Nissan which the Prosecution had and they quoted some kind of privacy not to hand them over to the defense. So who knows what evidence they may have held in Ghosn's defense.

If he is found quility he still has a better life than people who are in prison in other Asia. Countries such as Thailand.

Other parts of the world he would have no trail at all. Or be killed.

I think he is not innocent because so far nothing from him. Just blablabla. At least he run away so one crime he has committed anyway.

I don't mind the - since so many people are in favor for that kind of person

This doesn't help your argument at all as it confirms what I said before in the eyes of Japanese he is thought to be guilty and must prove himself innocent. Don't forget the Law is that Ghosn is innocent and the prosecutors have to prove that he is guilty. Which I personally believe will be extremely hard for them to do considering the law that he allegedly broke had to recently be change to make sure it include deferred payments.

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