Gurkha veterans hold hunger strike in London over pension disparity
22 August 2021 | 12:58 pm
Nepalese Gurkha veterans hold a hunger strike outside 10 Downing Street, saying they are prepared to starve themselves to death in order to receive fair pensions from the UK government.
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