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Nandita Haksar

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Nandita Haksar, is a human rights lawyer, a campaigner, a teacher and a writer. She filed the first case in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, and took the issue to the United Nations in 1991. She led the campaign for the fair trial of two Kashmiris accused in the Parliament attack case and is the author of several books, including Framing Geelani, Hanging Afzal: Patriotism in the Time of Terror (2009); Rogue Agent: How India’s Military Intelligence Betrayed the Burmese Resistance (2010); The Judgement That Never Came: Army Rule in North East India (with Sebastian Hongray, (2011); ABC of Naga Culture and Civilization (2011); Across the Chicken Neck: Travels in North East India (2013); The Many Faces of Kashmiri Nationalism from the Cold War to the present day ( 2015).

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