Thor is 39 years old. He was born in Norway and brought up in Venezuela. He was born and grew up in Caracas. His grandfather was a strong oppose of the Nazi powers in the Second World War. His father was a political prisoner in1993 where he was tortured, beaten and imprisoned in Venezuela. He had exposed the government’s corruption and was working as a drug leader by then. Thor’s mother was brutally shot dead by the regime of Hugo Chávez during a live protest. Thor’s cousin held at Venezuela prison 2014 under Nicolas Maduro’s leadership. Thor views himself as a classical rebel, not a conservative freedom fighter. In his news career, he has interviewed many respondents among which Buddhist leaders despite his Catholic origin.
Thor Halvorssen is a video producer and also advocates for human rights. He schooled at The University of Pennsylvania and graduated with Political Science degree. Since his teenage life, he was a strong oppose to the South African Apartheid regime. He founded the Human Rights Foundation 2005 in New York after his mother was shot dead in a protest in 2004. HFR main aim was to give freedom to political prisoners and promoting democracy among Latin Americans. He has achieved success since then among which securing freedom of seven prisoners and also publishing of two books of personal rights of the state. Thor is the Chief Executive Officer and cofounder of the Oslo Freedom Forum. He is also the Patron of Children Peace Movement.
During an interview with Fox News, Thor wants America to be socialist. He claims it is a violation of human rights when socialism is used as a mask promising to help people but later steals their personal property. There are arguably many perspectives to look at socialism. For instance, in Venezuela, the government sets prices &; humanitarian crisis results. He made many contributions to many Democrats fighting for liberation. Democratic socialism can exist when there is the rule of law problem arises when that is wiped away, and the socialist decides to execute.
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