Politics

Gurkhas protest in solidarity

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 29 March, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 March, 2007, 12:00am

Veteran Gurkha soldiers and members of the Nepali community in Hong Kong joined their former comrades in London in a day of protest yesterday to demand full pensions for service and the right to settle in the Britain.


Some donned traditional dress at the rally in front of the British consulate in Admiralty to demand pensions and the right to settle in Britain for all Gurkhas. Britain recently made concessions to those who retired after 1997.