He's just 13 years old but a remarkable schoolboy from Kent has begun a campaign to save a Gurkha veteran on hunger strike over pension rights. George Taylor has visited Gyanraj Rai near Downing Street - hoping to talk him out of his protest.
The former soldier wants the rules changed that prevent some Gurkhas receiving the same pensions as their British counterparts. It's part of a long-running campaign for equal rights. John Ryall has our exclusive report.
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