Fugitive tycoon Ghosn: Japan arrest was a plot

ZEINA KARAM and SARAH EL DEEB Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — Nissan's fugitive ex-boss, Carlos Ghosn, said Wednesday that his arrest in Japan, from which he escaped last month, was a plot against him and described his detention conditions as a "travesty" against human rights. In his first appearance since his daring and improbable escape from Japan, Ghosn said during a 2 1/2-hour news conference in Beirut that the decision to flee "was the most difficult of my life." He was due to stand trial for alleged financial misconduct at the automaker and on Wednesday again dismissed all allegations against him as untrue. With big gestures and a five-part slide presentation projected behind him, Ghosn brought his case to global media and said that his thought before fleeing Japan was: "You a
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