But will she give up her 'refugee' status?The Bahrain Tribune is reporting this morning that a member of the ruling family in Abu Dhabi said yesterday that he wants to adopt a 10-year-old 'Palestinian' girl who lost her entire family in a Gaza beach bombardment.
Shaikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is deputy premier of the UAE, has proposed in a telephone conversation with Palestinian President
Her parents and three siblings were killed while picnicking on the beachfront in Gaza last Friday. Images of Huda, wailing near the body of her deceased father, were broadcast around the world in the aftermath of last week’s attack.
The paper does not report Abu Mazen's response. I wonder whether he would be willing to let her escape 'Palestinian refugee' status if she is adopted. If so, it would be the best thing that could happen to the girl.