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25-10-2008, 23:37
The Gurkha Justice Campaign

Goaters may have seen this before but this is a very important time for the Gurkha Justice Campaign.

Gurkhas are fighting for Justice. They want the same terms and conditions as their UK and Commonwealth counterparts.

Britain has had no greater friends than the Gurkhas. They have served all across the world in the defence of our Country for nearly 200 years. Over 45,000 died in the two World Wars as part of the British Army. They are still fighting in the British Army today.

You may have seen in the media that the Gurkhas have been fighting in Parliament and the Courts. Step by step, things are getting better - but there is a long way to go.

On Tuesday 30th September, the High Court ruled their treatment had been unlawful in terms of the right to live in the UK if they retired before 1997.

Following that fantastic High Court decision, the Government has to change the law on how it treats Gurkhas. The Gurkha Justice Campaign demands the full, fundamental change in law that will allow all retired Gurkhas the right to live here.
See the link below.

www.gurkhajustice.org.uk