The Gay Referee’s Compensation Decision Has Been Overturned

Gay Referee

Gay, Former referee Halil İbrahim Dinçdağ had received 23,000 assignments from the Turkish Football Association, claiming they worked by gender. When the Supreme Court annulled the compensation decision, the process was repeated. The court decided to dismiss the case after the Supreme Court decided to annul it.

Former football referee Halil ibrahim Dinçdağ, a gender identity, refused to say this because the Turkish Football Association (TFF) had been processed in 2010. On December 29, 2015, the Istanbul Civil Court decided to accept partially the case and ordered the TFF to pay compensation of 23,000 lira, 3,000 lira financially and 20,000 lira spiritually.


After the case was tried, the FFT lawyers and Halil İbrahim Dinçdağ filed an application with the Supreme Court of Appeals. The Supreme Court accepted the requests of the parties, ruling that the person injured by the violation of their right to privacy could request compensation and that realistic conditions should be created to request such compensation and held that the conditions the species did not occur. With the dismissal request, the case was filed in favor of TFF.


After the decision of the Supreme Court to overthrow Halil, İbrahim Dinçdağ, who served as arbitrator for 14 years, returned to the TFF. During the hearing before the Civil Court in Istanbul, Dinçdağ’s lawyer, Fırat, said his client had violated his personal rights and asked the court to oppose the previous decision. The TFF lawyer said he demanded respect from the Supreme Court of Appeals. The court, which decided to follow the order of annulment of the Supreme Court, decided to close the case.

Source: SOZCU

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