Ansar Burney is a leading Pakistani human rights and civil rights activist. He is widely accredited as being the first man to introduce the concept of human rights in Pakistan nearly 30 years ago.
Established in 1980,the Ansar Burney Trust International was the first Pakistani organization to fight for the concept of human rights in Pakistan. The Ansar Burney Trust headed by Mr. Ansar Burney is a network of human rights organisations and volunteers working for the deliverance of justice, better treatment of human beings and for the rights and freedoms of civil liberties. It works to raise awareness, provide free legal advice and services and humanitarian assistance where needed.
Date of Birth: 14 August 1956
Known for: Humanitarian Work, Social Development, Philanthropy
Awards: Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Outstanding Young Person of the World Award, Hilal-i-Imtiaz