Satis Shroff's Blog – July 2007 Archive (1)

The British and the Gurkhas: Worlds Apart? (Satis Shroff, Freiburg)

The British and the Gurkhas: Worlds Apart? (Satis Shroff, Freiburg)





Even though generations of Nepalese soldiers called the fearsome Gurkhas, have fought Britain's colonial and other wars (Falklands, Croatia, Iraq) the Gurkhas don't have the same rights as ordinary British citizens.



It was a magnificent scenario: the proud Royal Scouts led British cadets, Territorial Army and Gurkhas over Waverly Bridge and along Princes Street. The Gurkhas were led by a man in… Continue

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