US national Julian Adame, 22, pictured here with fellow student Kate Emmons, has been held in Japan since May 2017. Photo: Handout
US national Julian Adame, 22, pictured here with fellow student Kate Emmons, has been held in Japan since May 2017. Photo: Handout
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Japan unlikely to be lenient with jailed US student Julian Adame – as the Carlos Ghosn case shows

  • Adame, 22, has been held in Japan for nine months after allegedly obstructing police from performing their duties
  • Authorities may be using a similar tactic to Ghosn, refusing to release Adame if he does not intend to plead guilty to the charges against him

US national Julian Adame, 22, pictured here with fellow student Kate Emmons, has been held in Japan since May 2017. Photo: Handout
US national Julian Adame, 22, pictured here with fellow student Kate Emmons, has been held in Japan since May 2017. Photo: Handout
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