About Us

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 site of Soch Videos and Soch Writing.

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The Team 

Zainab Husain is the editor of Soch Fact Check and is a Producer and Correspondent at Soch Videos where she has produced a number of short documentaries and explainer videos on human rights and social justice related topics. She graduated from SOAS, University of London with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Anthropology.

Fizza Qureshi is a fact checker and reporter at Soch. She has previously worked as an urban researcher and continues to be keenly in the interface between urban planning, gender and land. She majored in political science while undertaking a bachelor’s degree at IBA, Karachi. She also loves to paint, take photographs and read about South Asian history in her free time. 

Umer Zaib Khan is a fact checker and sociology student at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. He is interested in politics, technology, and social change and believes that improving the quality of information available to voters is an important aspect of improving the quality of government in Pakistan.

Advisory Board

Sofyan Sultan studied at Brown University, SOAS, and University College London. He is the CEO & Co-founder of Soch and the majority shareholder 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.