Isat Buchanan Speaks on Vybz Kartel’s Appeal Ruling, Retrial Possibility and more – Watch Video

In a significant legal victory that has captured headlines across Jamaica and beyond, renowned lawyer Isat Buchanan has played a crucial role in helping dancehall artist Vybz Kartel overturn his murder verdict following an appeal at the UK Privy Council.

Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Azim Palmer, along with his co-appellants, had been fighting tirelessly to overturn their convictions for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams. However, it was the strategic legal expertise and unwavering dedication of Isat Buchanan that ultimately led to the landmark decision to overturn the guilty verdict.

Buchanan’s meticulous attention to detail, combined with his profound understanding of the law, proved instrumental in presenting compelling arguments before the UK Privy Council on February 14 and 15. His strategic approach and relentless pursuit of justice were evident throughout the legal proceedings, ultimately resulting in a favourable outcome for Vybz Kartel and his co-appellants.

The decision to overturn the murder verdict marks a watershed moment in Jamaica’s legal history, highlighting the importance of skilled legal representation and the pursuit of justice. Buchanan’s efforts have not only secured a significant ‘victory’ for Vybz Kartel but have also underscored the principle of fairness and equity within the judicial system.

However, it’s not a “done deal” concerning Vybz Kartel being off the hook! Should a retrial be the case, Kartel and the other co-accused men would need to prove themselves not guilty in the future.

The outspoken attorney took to a live stream, hours after the decision was made in the UK on Thursday, watch below:





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