Adnan Ghaith (Governor of Jerusalem)

Adnan Ghaith (عدنان غيث) is a member of Fatah’s Revolutionary Council and has been the Palestinian Authority’s Jerusalem Governor since August 2018. He has been a life-long Fatah activist and lives in Jerusalem’s Silwan neighbourhood.

Ghaith was the Fatah movement’s secretary in Silwan and one of the leaders of the People’s Committee in the al-Bustan neighbourhood of Jerusalem — which has led local opposition to the “City of David” archaeological-tourist park. Because of his position and activities he has been arrested several times by Israel.