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Munther Amira

Aida Youth Center

Munther Amira, 53, is a Palestinian human right defender living in Aida Refugee Camp, in Bethlehem. Munther Amira is committed to nonviolent popular struggle against Israeli occupation and apartheid. Amira is the director of the Board of the Aida Youth Center, a grassroots community organization that serves the children and youth of the Aida Refugee Camp. He is also a leading activist at the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee(PSCC), a community-based resistance movement that believes in the power of popular struggle, through various forms, such as civil disobedience, peaceful protests and legal campaigns.