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 managing editor of Soch Fact Check and a video producer at Soch Videos, where she has produced a number of short documentaries about Pakistani politics, gender justice, urban planning and human rights violations. She graduated from SOAS, University of London with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Anthropology. She reads fiction in her free time and tries to avoid social media.

Ayesha binte Rashid is a fact-checker and correspondent at Soch Fact Check. She has previously worked for Herald Magazine and Coke Studio. Ayesha spends her free time looking for old music and procrastinating on her reading.

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.

Fizza Qureshi is a fact-checker and video producer at Soch Videos. She has previously worked as an urban researcher and has a keen interest in the relationship between city planning, housing, and gender. She graduated from the Institute of Business Administration with a Bachelor’s in Social Sciences and Liberal Arts. She also loves to paint, take photographs, and read in her free time.

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.