About the Rafto Foundation

The Rafto Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the global promotion of human rights.



Our main object is, in the spirit of Professor Thorolf Rafto, to promote human rights, primarily intellectual, political and economic freedom. The Foundation shall award the annual Professor Thorolf Rafto’s Prize for Human Rights work. The work of the Rafto Foundation includes support the laureates' work and human rights education.

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