Rafto Prize Heroes

Thorolf Rafto

The Rafto Prize was established in 1987 in memory of Norwegian human rights activist, Professor Thorolf Rafto. This annual human rights prize is awarded to an individual or organization working "in the struggle for the ideals and principles underlying the Human Rights Charter." Some of the more than 20 Rafto Prize winners are featured on this website. For the complete list: www.rafto.no (BetterWorld Heroes is not associated with the Rafto Prize- BetterWorld Hero portraits are provided for illustration purposes only - no endorsement is implied)

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