27/06/2009 | Writer: KAOS GL

June 25, 2009
Irish Times, Nicholas Birch

A Referee dismissed and outed by Turkey

Stories about Halil Ibrahim Dincdag (33) began appearing in the national media in May two days after he wrote a letter to the federation questioning his dismissal.

Instead of hiding himself away, Mr Dincdag, who has been ref-ereeing local matches in his northern Turkish hometown of Trabzon since he was 20, appeared on a popular sports programme to argue his case.

Tags: human rights