Japan’s criminal justice system relies heavily on squeezing out ‘confessions’ from suspects. Photo: Kyodo

Held ‘hostage’ by police? Carlos Ghosn’s arrest highlights Japan’s overreliance on extracting confessions from suspects

  • The country’s criminal justice system, in which 99.9 per cent of prosecutions are successful, has long been criticised for taking suspects ‘hostage’
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Japan’s criminal justice system relies heavily on squeezing out ‘confessions’ from suspects. Photo: Kyodo
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