About Me

I am a freelance journalist, researcher and communications professional.

I have worked with the not-for-profit and public sector on issues around human rights and international development.

Having focussed on migration and conflict in Asia/Middle East, I’m currently focussing on immigration, identity and inequality (particularly social cleansing) in the UK.

Organisations I’ve worked with:

  • The Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Action on Armed Violence
  • The Palestinian Return Centre
  • Action Group for Palestinians in Syria
  • The All Party Parliamentary Group on Drones
  • Crown Agents
  • Tenaganita (Women’s Force)
  • Human Rights Commission Pakistan
  • UK Department for International Development
  • Media Legal Defence Initiative
  • Amnesty International
  • Northern Ireland Office
  • Action Against Hunger
  • Dr. Sara Silvestri/ King Bouddain Institute
  • Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Lewisham Law centre

Platforms I’ve been published:

  • Al Jazeera
  • Middle East Eye
  • The New Arab/Al Araby Al Jadeed
  • Huffington Post UK
  • The Iranian
  • The Canary
  • Ms. Magazine
  • Muftah
  • Journal for Palestinian Refugee Studies
  • The New Internationalist
  • Open Democracy
  • Fair Observer
  • Ceasefire


E: sophiaakram@gmail.com



  1. Great work akram


    1. Thanks alot!


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