Hanna Afif Amira

Hanna Afif Amira has been a member of the Palestinian National Council (PNC) since 1996, affiliated to the Palestine People’s Party (PPP). He was a member of the PLO’s Executive Committee (EC) until May 2018.

Amira has headed the EC’s Department of Social Affairs as well as the PLO’s Higher Committee of Churches Affairs since its establishment in 2012. A resident of Jerusalem, he spent five years in an Israeli prison from 1968 to 1973.