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Elisabeth Mahase

Freelance Journalist

Elisabeth is a postgraduate student at Imperial College London and freelance journalist, with a keen interest in international affairs, specifically MENA, as well as human rights and science.

Aung San Suu Kyi: A Fallen Hero With Blood On Her Hands

Once known for being one of the world's most prominent political prisoners, Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has remained deadly silent as the Rohingya, "the world's most persecuted minority" have been slaughtered on her streets.
05/09/2017 17:56 BST

You Can't Opt Out At Islamophobia

When I travel, passport checks and security don't phase me, armed police pay me no attention and no matter where I'm going, the worst I'll face is a bored employee longing to finish their shift. I do as I'm told. Shoes off, electronic devices in the box. I'm polite and don't cause any disruption. So why shouldn't it be like this? The point is it should be, but not just for you.
10/04/2017 11:24 BST

Universities Must Act Now And Provide Refugee Scholarships

An education is not a piece of paper that you get as you Instagram a photo of yourself in a cap and gown. Education is a doorway to a better future. It can help you find the voice to fight, open the the eyes of those who have never seen beyond their front door and break the cycle of poverty. Education is knowledge and that can change everything.
19/12/2016 16:22 GMT