Over a year since his initial arrest and less than two weeks since his daring escape to Beirut, Carlos Ghosn is set to break his silence Wednesday evening Japan time at a news conference in Lebanon.

The 65-year-old former chairman of Nissan Motor Co., accused of financial wrongdoings including embezzlement, is expected to denounce Nissan as well as the Japanese legal system — in part to gain sympathy from the international public.

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