Court interdict halts construction of Amazon HQ in Cape Town

Staff writer, ITWeb – 21 March 2022

A court interdict filed by the organisers of the Liesbeek Action Campaign has halted the construction of the planned Amazon headquarters site in Cape Town.

In January, the members of the Liesbeek Action Campaign, which includes indigenous groups and environmentalists, filed for an urgent court interdict against the Liesbeek Leisure Properties Trust and the City of Cape Town.

The legal battle sought to permanently halt the construction of the Observatory-based River Club, which is owned and operated by the Liesbeek Leisure Properties Trust…