When it comes to safeguarding and protecting the human rights against oppression, the Human Rights Foundation has proven to be very successful. This organization is considered as a small organization that only goes after the big fish. The organization has managed to uncover some of the injustices facing humanity such as the Tabaco’s Hidden Children and investigating the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. The Human Rights Foundation is well known for the Oslo Freedom Forum. Some of the major donors of this organization include Peter Thiel who is the co-founder of PayPal as well as Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google.
Thor Halvorssen was born on 9th March 1976 in Venezuela. He is well known for uncovering corruption in the Venezuelan government, a move that led to the torture of his father in prison and the death of his mother during antigovernment protests in Caracas. Thor is known to oppose Latin America dictators, and his opinions about leadership and governance have featured on various platforms such as the New York Times, the Washington post as well as the Wall Street Journal. Thor has also made appearances in various media and television outlets such as BBC News as well as Fox News Channels and Al-Jazeera to explain his ideologies and beliefs.
He considers himself as a classical liberal and refuses to be referred to as a conservative liberal. As for Thor, he doesn’t mind about the political inclinations of the people he chooses to work for as long as they have the same mission. Thor loves people and has a special adoration for the rebels who opposes dictatorship and authoritarianism. People who work for the Human Rights Foundations comes from all walks of life as they include dishwasher Democrats to very learned people. A notable member of the Human Rights Foundation is the attorney Javier El-Hage.Thor’s cousin is in prison in Venezuela for opposing the Venezuelan government. Thor comes from a long line of royalty as his father descends from a Norwegian king while his mom comes from the family of the first Venezuelan president. Other former and present member of the Human Rights Foundation include the late Vaclav Havel as well as the Russian human activist by the name Garry Kasparov.