Thor Halvorssen, a 39-year-old man, is a human rights activist, based in New York City. The half Norwegian and half Venezuelan man was born and raised in the city of Caracas. Thor Halvorssen speaks American English. In the year 2005, Mr. Thor launched his human rights foundation based in New York City. Being a human rights activist, Mr. Thor is one of the best conservationists when it comes to the rights of people.
Thor is the human rights activist who exposed the corrupt government. The activist is well versed with the topic of corruption. After his nasty ordeal with the corrupt government, Thor’s father got detained in one of the Caracas prisons for torture. After the loss of his father, Thor lost his mother to a shooting spree in an anti-Hugo Chavez retaliation. Thor’s first cousin, Mr. Leopoldo Lopez is currently a political prisoner in Venezuela. He went to prison for challenging the regime of Chavista.
Unlike many activists, Thor stands out to defend his people. In his speech, Thor professes his love for human beings. Thor appointed Vaclav Havel as chairperson of his human rights foundation abbreviated as HRF and elevated Garry Kasparov to the position when Vaclav died. In 2012, Garry participated in the protest of Pussy Riot where the Russian police manhandled him and jailed him for two years. Garry went to prison for singing an anti-Putin song.
The history of Thor Halvorssen continues with him having received beatings from the police. In 2010, Thor traveled to Ho Chi Minh City to interview a detained Buddhist, Mr. Thich Quang Do. Thor illegally made his way into the safe house and interviewed the Buddhist. On his way out, the Vietnam authorities arrested Thor. For him to get out, he convinced the police that he had an interest in converting his faith to Buddhism, yet he is a staunch Catholic.
About Thor Halvorssen
Thor was born on March 9, 1976. He is now forty years. The great humanitarian attended the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated with his bachelor’s degree. The human rights film producer is the founder of Human Rights Foundation. The organization dedicates itself to protecting the rights of people and their freedom. Besides, Thor patrons the Czech Children’s Peace Movement solely devoted to the interest of child development. Currently, Mr. Thor is working on the production of a film titled ‘Adaptation of Robert Heinlein’s The Moon is a Harsh Mistress’.