Gurkha soldiers take part in 2015 Remembrance Day celebrations in London. Photo: Handout
Gurkha soldiers take part in 2015 Remembrance Day celebrations in London. Photo: Handout
Britain

Gurkhas fought for Britain. Now, with hunger strike, veterans say they are fighting for dignity

  • The former soldiers are waging one last battle for years of pension payments they insist are owed for their dedicated service to the crown in Hong Kong
  • Britain says disparities in benefits between Gurkhas and other military veterans are justified, but the Nepalis say they will ‘never give up’

Gurkha soldiers take part in 2015 Remembrance Day celebrations in London. Photo: Handout
Gurkha soldiers take part in 2015 Remembrance Day celebrations in London. Photo: Handout
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