Zainab Husain is the managing editor of Soch Fact Check She previously worked as a video producer at Soch Videos, where she has produced documentaries about politics, gender justice, urban planning and human rights. She has a BA in Social Anthropology from SOAS, University of London and is currently pursuing an MPhil in Planning, Growth and Regeneration at the University of Cambridge.
Soch Fact Check is a non-partisan organisation dedicated to sorting fact from fiction. False news has the potential to mislead citizens, sway elections, and endanger lives. Our goal is to stop the spread of misinformation and disinformation by promoting accuracy in media and public discourse.
Soch Fact Check is a sister organisation of Soch Videos and Soch Media.
Meet Our Team
Haseem uz Zaman is a journalist and fact-checker at Soch Fact Check. Previously associated with Geo News, they have extensive news-building and editorial experience and divide their time between reading, photography, and activism. Their areas of interest include gender, minority rights, intersectionality, class and oppression, as well as protests and queer politics in South Asia.
Sameen Aziz is a fact-checker at Soch Fact Check. She has previously worked as a social media manager for Pakistani writer Nemrah Ahmed. She also works as a freelance writer. She is pursuing an MS in Media and Communication Studies from the International Islamic University.In her free time, she enjoys photography, reading and gardening.
Nizamuddin Khan is a journalist and fact-checker at Soch Fact Check. He previously worked with the Express Tribune and his opinion pieces have been published in a number of local news organisations. He previously headed the largest youth body in the tribal areas (formerly FATA) that worked towards the merger with Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. He is a Public Policy graduate and has also worked as a consultant with government and non-government organisations.
Hamna Baig is a fact-checker at Soch Fact Check. She has a BA in Media Sciences from Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology and an MA in Multimedia Journalism from the University of Kent. Her stories have appeared in an international media outlet, Pioneers Post as well as in local online and print publications in Pakistan; DAWN, ARY News and SAMAA Digital. She covers culture, social issues and social entrepreneurship as a freelance journalist.
Sofyan Sultan studied at Brown University, SOAS, and University College London. He is the Co-founder of Soch and director of Green & White (Private) Limited.
Arafat Mazhar is the Co-Founder of Soch and he sits on the advisory board. He is currently serving as a director at Engage and Shehri Pakistan.