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

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’
Topic |   Britain

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

John Power

John Power joined the Post in 2018 after nearly a decade as a journalist in the Asia region. He is a reporter for Asia Desk and This Week in Asia, with a special focus on Korean affairs.