There are a lot of human rights violations that are going on in the globe. For one thing, there are many countries that have rulers that have a total disregard for human life. However, a lot of these violations go undetected. Therefore, a lot of the rulers are caught being harsh with their citizens while no one else in the world knows about it. However, there are ways of exposing such human rights violations. For one thing, it takes intelligence and bravery in order to get the message out about all of the violations. Fortunately, there is one person that is courageous enough to not only right about the issue, but also get a lot people involved in the cause.
One of the methods that Thor Halvorssen uses in order to increase awareness about the human rights violations in the world is write about it on his website. He has to take the time to not only witness the violations in other countries, but also write about them so that people will know about it and decide on what to do about those violations so that the citizens of those countries can be protected and taken care of. Thor wants people to experience the freedoms that are offered in more developed countries.
Thor Halvorssen makes sure that he keeps busy in the fight for human rights. Therefore, he has set up the Human Rights Foundation with the purpose of hearing every case so that he can take action on these matters. He is not afraid of any tyrant and is willing to fight for the people in oppressed countries. He encourages people to fight for the rights of other countries as well. For one thing, human rights is something that should be shared throughout the world, not just in a special few countries.
Thor Halvorssen is a Venezuelan human rights supporter and film maker with commitments in the fields of public interest advocacy, public policy pro-democracy advocacy, civil liberties, individual rights and public policy. Halvorssen is originator of the Oslo Freedom Forum, a yearly assembly depicted by The Economist as a “breathtaking human-rights celebration on its approach to turning into human-rights such as the Davos monetary forum. Halvorssen is the leader of the Human Rights Foundation, an association dedicated to worldwide human freedom and rights.
Halvorssen stepped down from heading ( Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) FIRE in March 2004 to join its Board of Advisors and declared the starting of a worldwide team that would “champion the meaning of human rights that initially enlivened the human rights development, focused on the twin ideas of self-assurance freedom and that of tyranny. HRF was consolidated in 2005, opening its central station in New York City in August 2006. Its International Council incorporates several conscience prisoners such as Harry Wu, Elie Wiesel and Vladimir Bukovsky. More so it entails democracy activists, for example, Garry Kasparov and Mart Laar. Václav Havel was its chairman before he died in December 2011.
Halvorssen repeatedly advocated and lobbied releasing of Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese political prisoner during the helm of HRF. Come 2010, Halvorssen was an extraordinary visitor of Liu Xiaobo at the Nobel Prize service giving the prize to Liu Xiaobo in absentia. Halvorssen is recognized as a supporter of Chinese Uyghur pioneer Rebiya Kadeer and has forcefully opposed the Tawainese Kuomintang government for its restricting visits by Kadeer. Halvorssen has bolstered UN-level activity to address the infringement of Uyghur rights in China.
As per the Hollywood Reporter, Halvorssen is at present delivering the Robert a film adoption. Halvorssen delivered The Sugar Babies, the film about Dominican Republic human trafficking and the predicament of its vagrant farm workers. The documentary targets are the politically and wealthy sugar barons who dwell in West Palm Beach – the Fanjul Family. There is a time the film was revisited at Florida International University before a heated exchange developed with the Dominican discretionary agent leading to police presence. It got various negative views being said that the film’s depiction of enormous business and its association with the Dominican government was a piece of a crusade against the nation’s notoriety. Today, Halvorssen has managed to touch different sides of people’s life and he has still dedicated his career and willingness to do so.