Former British Gurkha soldiers and their families protest outside parliament in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE Former British Gurkha soldiers and their families protest outside parliament in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Former British Gurkha soldiers and their families protest outside parliament in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Gurkhas end hunger strike over pensions as Britain agrees to talks

  • The strikers had camped under makeshift shelters opposite Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Downing Street office for 13 days, taking no food
  • Troops with a reputation for fierce fighting, thousands of Gurkhas have served in the British army but did not enjoy the same rights as British soldiers

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Former British Gurkha soldiers and their families protest outside parliament in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE Former British Gurkha soldiers and their families protest outside parliament in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Former British Gurkha soldiers and their families protest outside parliament in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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