Thor Halvorssen has been a major source of irritation for the dictators and leaders of closed societies across the world because of his stance as a leading human rights activist. Not only has 39 year old Halvorssen been seeking to explore the possibilities offered in fighting human rights abusers around the world, he has also angered many fellow human rights activists with his insistence on publicizing all human rights abuses no matter which side of the political spectrum they fall on.
Thor Halvorssen was born in Venezuela and has worked with some of the world’s most important human rights activism groups in the world before deciding to follow his own path with the establishment of the Human Rights Foundation. The group follow the activism roots of Halvorssen by not allowing any donors or groups to affect the political stance the charity takes; alongside the Human Rights Foundation the Oslo Freedom Forum has been one of the most important areas Halvorssen has developed to publicize the work of many activists and political prisoners from around the world.
Along with his human rights activism work Thor Halvorssen also works in the Hollywood film industry as a producer of documentaries and fictional movies. Some of the most impressive and best reviewed work completed under the supervision of Halvorssen are documentaries based on human rights issues, such as the Hungarian popular uprising of the 1950s that formed the basis of an award-winning documentary.
In terms of the work Thor Halvorssen completes with the Human Rights Foundation the Venezuelan born activist has stated he will continue to fight against closed societies with socialist and conservative leaders. In contrast to many other activist groups who do not fight socialist governments Thor Halvorssen has always looked to fight injustice in all its forms committed by any groups around the world. Follow Thor Halvorssen on Twitter @thorhalvorssen to keep up with his news and other information.
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