In a society focused on celebrities and reality television, it is absolutely crucial that people have important figures to look up to as role models. Founder of the Oslo Freedom Forum, Thor Halvorssen is an influential human rights advocate. Thor also serves as the acting President of the Human Rights Foundation an organization that focuses on the protection of Human rights on a global scale. The Human Rights Foundation with Thor Halvorssen at its helm is responsible for advocacy campaign across the globe, especially in South America and Africa. Halvorssen seeks to define modern activism through his works around the globe.
Thor Halvorssen was born in Mendoza Venezuela. His father and mother served as figures that would shape Thor Halvorssen’s future human rights career. His father had been imprisoned for taking a stand against drug cartels, which would drive his father to go on to become the director of International Society for Human Rights’s Pan-American Committee. His father’s illustrious world advocate work history would be one of the greatest influences on the choices Thor Halvorssen made for his own career.
Support Behind the Camera
Thor Halvorssen continues to be an active film producer. Some of his biggest produced film projects include “Indoctrinate U”, “Sugar Babies, and “2081”. Halvorssen chooses to produce films that carry a conservative message. “Indoctrinate U,” being one of his earliest films, discusses the impact of political bias perpetrated by the left on college campuses. Through the use of film as a medium, Halvorssen has been able to reach a much larger audience than he otherwise would be capable to.
Thor Halvorssen serves as a role model in a modern era of needed success. Through his passion for films, human rights, and overall human decency, Halvorssen has developed a power to reach a generation of individuals seeking to be inspired. His excellent work continues to be seen through his foundations and regular appearances on mainstream media channels such as FOX News and BBC. Halvorssen has cultivated a presence through modern media that aims to do charity for the world and touch generations to come.