(Posta and Milliyet Newspapers, 28 January 2014)
'To The Attention of Mayoral Candidates!
Mayoral candidates who want the votes of
shopkeepers here and who come with empty and
false promises to provide services that they won't
provide for this friendless, orphaned and abandoned
road shall not enter this street!'
Shopkeepers on Fatih Terim Street in the Çınarlı
neighborhood of Adana's Seyhan district are
complaining about a lack of services from the
municipality. For this reason, the shopkeepers,
who sell mostly clothes, have hung a banner
with a message for all the parties' candidates in
the 30 March local elections. The banner reads,
in short, 'Mayor Candidates Banned From This
Türkçe links to original Turkish article
(Posta Newspaper, 28 January 2014)
Service denied, punishment rendered.
In Adıyaman, farmer Osman Taştan (50) requested a sewage
truck from the municipality to have his plugged up toilet purged.
When the sewage truck never came after repeated requests from
Taştan, the farmer drove his tractor to the municipal building
and crashed into it.