One thing that can be said about bullies, tyrants and other oppressive personalities is that they need to be stood up to for the people that are being oppressed by them. While there are a lot of studies that link bullying behavior to troubled homes, it is also important to know that troubled upbringings do not give one a pass for treating others as less than they are. Everyone has a right to be treated equally no matter how bad they have been treated at some point in their lives. Mr Thor Halvorssen understands that. This is why he is standing up for human rights.
Thor Halvorssen has been one of the most effective activists for human rights. He has been so effective that he is being considered the new face of human rights activism. One of the things that Thor Halvorssen is doing is cultivating relationships with people of all walks in order to help with the fight for human rights. Among the people that Thor Halvorssen is working with is Christian Bale, who is known for his work as Batman in The Dark Knight Trilogy. He was having a conversation with Chen Guangcheng who was exiled from China. Click here to know more.
Thor Halvorssen himself is no stranger to human rights violations. His family has a history of involvement. His family was in Norway and then moved to Venezuela due to some controversy in Norway. Thor Halvorssen himself has found himself getting beaten up in his fight for human rights. This is a fact that he is okay with. He consider this as part of a days work. He is one of the people that believes that an activist should be ready to roll up his sleeves and take in some punishment himself for the cause. This is a far cry from the stereotype of people who are all talk.