Thor Leonardo Halvorssen Mendoza is a writer, producer, actor. Most importantly, Thor Halvorssen is a determined human rights activist. Thor is the president of the Human Rights Foundation. Thor Halvorssen’s views and opinions have been featured of various media outlets including The Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine, HBO Fox News and many more. He is active in a number of organizations who work for similar causes.
He currently the president of the Human Rights Foundation. The Human Rights Foundation is an organization that aims to protect and promote human rights all over the world. He is the executive director and CEO of The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. Thor founded the Oslo Freedom Forum which is a gathering for peace seekers and human rights activists.
Halvorssen has ran various campaigns against social injustice. He is not afraid to speak his mind. In 1999 he spoke at a Lucent Technologies shareholder meeting about the use of slave labor for products produced in China. He speaks it audiences at different colleges including the prestigious Harvard University. He even has been a speaker at the United Nations Association.
Thor Halvorssen recently spoke out against Cuba after the government arrested the artist El Sexto, then later international attorney Kimberly Motley, and artist Gorki Aguila. Thor Halverson stated, “This outrageous abuse is the sad reality of Cuba’s ongoing totalitarianism. Thor is highly motivated to fight for human rights. His high level of involvement should serve as a model of what can be done by a single determined individual.
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