Feyzi has degrees in Philosophy and Social Policy, and completed her PhD in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London, where she now teaches. Her doctoral research involved interrogating the relationship between the NGOs and the left parties in Nepal. She has taught at UCL in Geography and at Goldsmiths in Media, Communications and Cultural Studies. Her research interests include contemporary global protest, political ecology, politics and development in Nepal and South Asia, and alternatives to neoliberalism and imperialism. She is on the editorial board of the journal Capital & Class and is active in the anti-war and anti-austerity movements in Britain.
"We have no choice but to take direct action to put our bodies on the line because petitions, sign-waving, and chanting—we tried that for the past 50 years and it hasn't worked, and we're out of time," said one arrested activist.