Nandita Haksar

Nandita Haksar is a human-rights lawyer and writer. She has represented workers, women, adivasis, Burmese activists, and the people of the Indian Northeast and Kashmir.

Letter from Myanmar

An Indian street magician in Yangon.

Feb 28, 2019

At the Indian Coffee House

On the Indian Coffee House and the 16th-century Sufi saint who introduced the beans to the Subcontinent.

Feb 05, 2019

Delhi – Yangon – Delhi

A trip across borders geographical, political and cultural unravels the complex histories between India, Myanmar and their peoples

Jan 15, 2013

Latest Articles

Southasiasphere: ISSUE #2

The long walk home for migrants, tech and surveillance in the time of COVID-19, pardoning a convicted army officer, and more.

Prisoners in a pandemic

COVID-19 reveals structural and systemic inequalities in Sri Lanka’s prison system.

Doctors without armour

Working without protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers in Pakistan say they are on a suicide mission.

COVID-19: Southasian states of emergency

A legal analysis of the origins and possible impacts of emergency law.