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Suchitra Vijayan

The Polis Project; Writer, Lawyer, Photographer, and Political Analyst

Suchitra Vijayan is a writer, lawyer, photographer, and political analyst and the founding director of Project Polis.

Vijayan previously worked for the UN war crimes tribunal for Yugoslavia and Rwanda. She co-founded and was the legal director of Resettlement Legal Aid Project, Cairo, which provided legal aid for Iraqi refugees in Egypt.

Vijayan was also embedded with ISAF forces in Afghanistan conducting research on key kinetic terrains in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. She is currently working on The Borderlands Project, a travelogue chronicling stories and politics along India's borders.

Last Updated: October 4, 2018