29/11/2012 | Writer: Kaos GL

The Court sent the file in which Referee Halil İbrahim Dinçdağ sued TFF for material compensation, to legal advisor for preparing report.

The Court sent the file in which Referee Halil İbrahim Dinçdağ sued TFF for material compensation, to legal advisor for preparing report. 

 
The case continued in which  Halil İbrahim Dinçdağ sued Turkish Football Federation (TFF) for 110.000 Turkish Liras for pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages since he got fired by the federation due to revealing his sexual identity.
 
6th trial of the case was held in Istanbul 20. Court of First Instance. The plaintiff Dinçdağ attended to the trial with his lawyer Fırat Söyle while the defendant TFF was represented by the lawyer Petek Akyüz Arslan. Söyle, the lawyer of the plaintiff stated that they repeat their demand of judicial assistance, and claimed for the report of material compensation to be sent to legal advisor.
 
The Court announced the verdict of the acceptance of Dinçdağ’s demand of judicial assistance and the file to be sent to legal advisor in order to prepare the report. The trial was postponed to February 19, 2013.
 
As the trial was dismissed, Halil İbrahim Dinçdağ made a statement in front of Istanbul Justice Palace in Çağlayan, claiming that the case is closer to be resolved. He said “I hope for the best and for the justice to be done.”
 
Halil İbrahim Dinçdağ, one of the referees in Trabzon, blaimed Turkish Football Federaton (TFF) for not assigning any tasks to him because he was homosexual, and sued the federation in November, 2011. Dinçdağ demanded 10.000 TL for pecuniary and 100.000 TL for non-pecuniary damages that TFF caused for firing and aggrieving him. The defendant TFF in its bill of answer claimed that they did not assign any duty to Dinçdağ because of his “performance inadequacy”, but not because of his sexual identity.

Translation: Birce Pekkan


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