Thor Halvorseen

Thor Halvorseen created the Human Rights Foundation in 2005, opening its headquarters in New York City in August of 2006. There are many well known prisoners of conscience on the International Council for the Human Rights Foundation. The key views of the Human Rights Foundation are freedom of self-determination and freedom from tyranny that Halvorseen has worked to create as the leader. Halvorseen has been a harsh critic of many governments that practice harsh punishments for political opponents such as China, Taiwan, Uganda and his own home land, Venezuela. He brings issues to the forefront that are pertinent to all people including Americans.

Thor Halvorseen sights that to deny the rights and liberty to one class of people, is to essentially deny rights and democracy to all people. The Human Rights Foundation has also been active in publicizing people who are well known in Hollywood for taking monetary funds from dictators. These actions lead Halvorseen to create the Oslo Freedom Forum as a meeting of human rights advocacy participants bringing together human rights advocates from around the world to discuss the issues that are being faced today. This gathering takes place every year and has been widely publicized by many well known publications such as Wired and Time magazines.

Halvorseen is also a part of the Children’s Peace Movement helping children across Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Halvorseen has also been very involved in bringing awareness through the medium of film. He as been a co-producer and executive producer on several movies such as Freedom’s Fury and Hammer and Tickle.Halvorseen has also made the most successful documentary in Estonia, The Singing Revolution, a film about the nonviolent struggle for political independence from Soviet occupation. Thor Halvorseen has also received many awards for his hard work in these areas showing that one can work towards a greater good and have a positive impact on the world.

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The Work of Thor Halvorssen Crosses Many Genre’s

Thor Halvorssen has recently been appearing on many news media channels and has written articles about the state of global human rights for such esteemed publications as The New York Times and USA Today. As a human rights activist Thor Halvorssen has been praised by many of the world’s leading political groups, including the British Houses of Parliament and United Nations where Thor has made important speeches; as an expert in human rights and the problems facing many socialist groups Thor has also been invited to appear at some of the most important conferences in the world, such as TEDx where Halvorssen’s speeches have been important in providing information about human rights activism to people around the world.

The most impressive aspects of the work of Thor Halvorssen have been identified by many of his most famous supporters and seen numerous awards and areas of recognition provided for Halvorssen throughout his career. Political groups have often been important in advancing the work of Thor Halvorssen, who was also awarded a Presidential Silver Medal by the Government of Romania to commemorate his work to advance human rights for all as part of the celebrations for the anniversary of the uprising in Romania.

Human rights are always positioned above political activities for Thor Halvorssen as he has set out to develop a series of events through his Human Rights Foundation that organizes the Oslo Freedom Forum and many more activities. Thor also looks to develop the work of a number of charitable groups and organizations he has either established or acts as the patron for, including the Children’s Peace Movement. In his attempts to bring as many young people into the work of the human rights activism movement as possible, Thor has set out to publicize the Children’s Peace Movement that looks to link children and young people in European countries with their counterparts living in environments affected by conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.