Mahi Ramakrishnan

Filmmaker and Journalist, Beyond Borders

Mahi Ramakrishnan is an award-winning filmmaker and investigative journalist. Mahi has worked with both television and print media for over 21 years, including the BBC, Time magazine, The New York Times, Al Jazeera, USA Today and Voice of America (VOA). She has tackled subjects such as Islamic militancy, trafficking, migrant workers, refugees and statelessness, child brides, underaged sex industry and the LGBT community. Mahi also runs Beyond Borders, an NGO that promotes and protects the rights of refugees, asylum seekers, stateless people and migrant workers in Malaysia. She does extensive research on hate speech and atrocity crimes against vulnerable communities, and is currently working with Queensland University to create a hate speech application.

Published Article: 
Covid and refugees: protecting the rights of the other