|Date of birth||12 April 1939|
|Place of birth||Al-Birwa, Mandatory Palestine|
|Faction represented in Knesset|
|1984–1992||Progressive List for Peace|
Miari was born during the Mandate era in al-Birwa, a village which was depopulated as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. He grew up in Makr and attended high school in Kafr Yasif, and was also a member of the Arab Youth Pioneer movement. He later studied law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and was certified as a lawyer.
Whilst at university, he became active in Arab student politics. He was amongst the founders of the al-Ard movement, was placed third on the Arab Socialist List for the 1965 Knesset elections, although the list was eventually prevented from running by the Central Elections Committee.
In 1984 he was amongst the founders of the Progressive List for Peace, and was elected to the Knesset in the elections that year. During his first term in office he was a member of the Internal Affairs and Environment Committee. The party was initially banned from contesting the 1988 elections by the Central Elections Committee on the basis that it violated the Basic Law on the Knesset, which stated that parties should not aim for a "negation of the State of Israel as the state of the Jewish people". The PLFP appealed to the Supreme Court and the ban was overturned. Miari was re-elected, though the party was reduced to a single seat. He lost his seat in the 1992 elections, in which the PLFP won only 0.9% of the vote, failing to cross the 1.5% electoral threshold.
During his time in the Knesset, there were two attempts to remove his parliamentary immunity; one over his attendance at a meeting in memory of Fuad Kawasme, who had been removed from his position as mayor of Hebron, and the second for meeting PLO leaders in 1988 and a press conference at which he expressed support for the First Intifada. Both attempts failed.
- Mohammed Miari: Public Activities Knesset website
- The dangers of blanket immunity The Jerusalem Post, 29 January 1993
- Balad member, former MK Miari: 'Syria is not an enemy country' Haaretz, 18 September 2006
- Mohammed Miari on the Knesset website