As the Carlos Ghosn saga continues to unfold, domestic and international attention continues to mount on what many are calling a "hostage justice" system.

The ousted Nissan Motor Co. chairman, who had already spent 108 days at the Tokyo Detention House before being released on bail for ¥1 billion, was rearrested on April 4 and will now be jailed until at least April 22 as prosecutors seek to charge the once-proud auto mogul for aggravated breach of trust, in addition to other charges of underreporting his salary.

His pretrial detainment — which Ghosn and his allies call "arbitrary" — has fomented international criticism against the nation's justice system as being the opposite of the ideals that should be espoused by an open and democratic society like Japan's.