Thor Leonardo Halvorssen Mendoza (born March 9, 1976), commonly known as Thor Halvorssen, is a Venezuelan human rights advocate and film producer with contributions in the fields of public policy, public interest advocacy, individual rights and civil liberties, and pro-democracy advocacy. Halvorssen is founder of the Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual gathering described by The Economist as a "spectacular human-rights festival ... on its way to becoming a human-rights equivalent of the Davos economic forum". Halvorssen is president of the Human Rights Foundation, an organization devoted to global human rights and freedom. He is the Patron of the Czech-based Children's Peace Movement, On Own Feet, and founder of the Moving Picture Institute. Halvorssen bought the traditionally leftist Norwegian

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  • Thor Leonardo Halvorssen Mendoza (Caracas, 9 de marzo de 1976) ―comúnmente conocido como Thor Halvorssen― es un defensor de los derechos humanos y productor de cine con obras en el ámbito de la política, la defensa de los intereses públicos, los derechos individuales y las libertades civiles, y promotor de la democracia en América Latina. El diario New York Times describió a Halvorssen como «un inconformista que defiende a los desvalidos». Halvorssen es presidente de la Human Rights Foundation (Fundación de Derechos Humanos), una organización dedicada a proteger la libertad de todos. Es miembro de la Junta de Directores de la Fundación Armando Valladares y la Junta Consultiva de la Carta de la Escuela Programa de Defensa. También es fundador del Moving Picture Institute.Él es un autor contribuidor, responsable de las secciones en la historia de la libertad de expresión, de Bringing Justice to the People (2004). Las opiniones de Halvorssen han aparecido en The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, la National Public Radio, la revista Time, The Nation y el National Journal, y ha aparecido en programas y canales de televisión de derechas como Fox News Channel y The O'Reilly Factor, Hannity & Colmes, Hardball (de MSNBC), con Chris Matthews, CNN y HBO. En octubre de 2010 participó como conferencista del TEDx en la Universidad de Pennsylvania. (es)
  • Thor Leonardo Halvorssen Mendoza (* 1976), normalerweise nur Thor Halvorssen genannt, ist ein norwegisch-venezolanischer Menschenrechtsaktivist und Filmproduzent. Halvorssen ist der Gründer des Oslo Freedom Forum, einem jährlichen Treffen, das vom Economist als ein "spektakuläres Menschenrechtsfestival … auf dem Weg ein Menschenrechts-Äquivalent des Davoser Wirtschaftsforums zu werden", beschrieben wurde. Halvorssen ist Präsident der Human Rights Foundation. Er ist der Schirmherr der tschechischen Kinder-Friedensbewegung "On Own Feet". Außerdem ist er Gründer desMoving Picture Institute.Im Mai 2010 kaufte er das norwegische Nachrichtenmagazin Ny Tid, des Weiteren ist er ein Kolumnist der Huffington Post. (de)
  • Thor Leonardo Halvorssen Mendoza (born March 9, 1976), commonly known as Thor Halvorssen, is a Venezuelan human rights advocate and film producer with contributions in the fields of public policy, public interest advocacy, individual rights and civil liberties, and pro-democracy advocacy. Halvorssen is founder of the Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual gathering described by The Economist as a "spectacular human-rights festival ... on its way to becoming a human-rights equivalent of the Davos economic forum". Halvorssen is president of the Human Rights Foundation, an organization devoted to global human rights and freedom. He is the Patron of the Czech-based Children's Peace Movement, On Own Feet, and founder of the Moving Picture Institute. Halvorssen bought the traditionally leftist Norwegian news magazine Ny Tid in May 2010. He is currently producing the film adaptation of Robert Heinlein's The Moon is a Harsh Mistress with Bryan Singer. Halvorssen's opinions have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, National Public Radio, Time magazine, The Nation and National Journal, and he has appeared on television outlets such as al-Jazeera, BBC News, Fox News Channel’s The O'Reilly Factor and Hannity & Colmes, MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews, CNN, and HBO. Thor Halvorssen was a speaker at TEDx at the University of Pennsylvania in October 2010. Halvorssen's work has been praised by The New York Times. (en)
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  • Thor Leonardo Halvorssen Mendoza (* 1976), normalerweise nur Thor Halvorssen genannt, ist ein norwegisch-venezolanischer Menschenrechtsaktivist und Filmproduzent. Halvorssen ist der Gründer des Oslo Freedom Forum, einem jährlichen Treffen, das vom Economist als ein "spektakuläres Menschenrechtsfestival … auf dem Weg ein Menschenrechts-Äquivalent des Davoser Wirtschaftsforums zu werden", beschrieben wurde. Halvorssen ist Präsident der Human Rights Foundation. Er ist der Schirmherr der tschechischen Kinder-Friedensbewegung "On Own Feet". Außerdem ist er Gründer desMoving Picture Institute.Im Mai 2010 kaufte er das norwegische Nachrichtenmagazin Ny Tid, des Weiteren ist er ein Kolumnist der Huffington Post. (de)
  • Thor Leonardo Halvorssen Mendoza (born March 9, 1976), commonly known as Thor Halvorssen, is a Venezuelan human rights advocate and film producer with contributions in the fields of public policy, public interest advocacy, individual rights and civil liberties, and pro-democracy advocacy. Halvorssen is founder of the Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual gathering described by The Economist as a "spectacular human-rights festival ... on its way to becoming a human-rights equivalent of the Davos economic forum". Halvorssen is president of the Human Rights Foundation, an organization devoted to global human rights and freedom. He is the Patron of the Czech-based Children's Peace Movement, On Own Feet, and founder of the Moving Picture Institute. Halvorssen bought the traditionally leftist Norwegian (en)
  • Thor Leonardo Halvorssen Mendoza (Caracas, 9 de marzo de 1976) ―comúnmente conocido como Thor Halvorssen― es un defensor de los derechos humanos y productor de cine con obras en el ámbito de la política, la defensa de los intereses públicos, los derechos individuales y las libertades civiles, y promotor de la democracia en América Latina. El diario New York Times describió a Halvorssen como «un inconformista que defiende a los desvalidos». En octubre de 2010 participó como conferencista del TEDx en la Universidad de Pennsylvania. (es)
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