Emilio Álvarez Icaza
Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria is a Mexican human rights ombudsman who serves, since 19 July 2012, as Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR, in Spanish CIDH); an autonomous organ of the Organization of American States (OAS) that promotes and protects human rights in the Western Hemisphere.
Álvarez Icaza is also a professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and a member of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, who were organizers of the main protests during the October 15th Movement.
- "IACHR makes its choice of Emilio Álvarez Icaza for Executive Secretary". Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. 19 July 2012. Retrieved 19 July 2012.
- Note in Mexican newspaper La Jornada, page 19, section Política, July 20, 2012 (accessed July 20, 2012) (in Spanish)
- "Emilio Álvarez Icaza es elegido nuevo secretario de la CIDH". Informador (in Spanish). 19 July 2012. Retrieved 19 July 2012.
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