To receive praise by some of the best print media houses in the USA is a sign of good work and struggle. Some few years ago, Thor Halvorssen received praise from the New York Times for the work that he has done over the years to make people aware of their rights.
His opinions about human rights have been printed on several print media outlets such as The New York Times, National, Journal, The Wall Street Journal and even the Washington Post. Thor Halvorssen has also featured on various television outlets talking about the issue of human rights. He has been featured on BBC, CNN, HBO and even Al-Jazeera and the Fox News Channel of the O’Reilly Factor. Learn more about Thor Halvorssen: https://humanrightsfoundation.org/about/board-and-international-council/thor-halvorssen
Thor is a 40-year-old human right activist who was born in Venezuela to a Venezuelan mother and a Norwegian father. He is famous for founding the Human Right Foundation that is based in New York and the Oslo Freedom Movement.
Thor Halvorssen specializes in opposing dictators from all over the world but has a keen interest in Latin America. During his work, he has managed to unveil corruption deals by the Venezuela government. This is an action that he paid with the life of his mother and the freedom of his dad and first cousin.
On his spare time, Thor Halvorssen acts as a film producer. His latest venture regarding this line of work includes the film The Moon is a harsh Master. He has also taken lecturing roles at various institutions where he lectures about the issue of human right and oppression.
He has taught at the United Nations Association that is found in New York as well as the New York City Junto. Other than just these two institutions, he has had some teaching spells at the Harvard Law School and the American Enterprise Institute.
He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he majored in Political Science and History. He is the current chairman of the Human Right Foundation. Read more: Thor Halvorssen | Facebook
He has had the chance to work with Garry Kasparov as well as Vaclav Havel. He has also worked with other activists such as Vladimir Bukovsky and Harry Wu. Thor Halvorssen has a self-proclaimed love for people and the humanity in general.