Nandita Haksar

Nandita Haksar is a human-rights lawyer, teacher, campaigner and writer. She has represented the victims of army atrocities in the North East India, Kashmiris framed in terrorism cases, migrant workers and refugees seeking asylum in India. She is the author of several books, including 'Nagaland File: A Question of Human Rights' (co-edited with Luingam Luithui) (1984); 'Rogue Agent: How India's Military Intelligence Betrayed the Burmese Resistance'; 'ABC of Naga Culture and Civilization: A Resource Book' (2011); 'The Judgement That Never Came: Army Rule in Northeast India' (co-authored with Sebastian Hongray) (2011); 'Across the Chicken Neck: Travels in Northeast India' (2013), 'The Many Faces of Kashmiri Nationalism: From the Cold War to the Present Day' (2015), 'The Exodus Is Not Over: Migrations from the Ruptured Homelands of Northeast India' (2016) and 'Antarctica: Profits of Discovery Nationalism Beyond Borders' (forthcoming). Haksar lives in Goa, Delhi and sometimes Ukhrul, with her husband, Sebastian Hongray.