Updates from the palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC): Posted by Omar BarghoutiThe National


During a visit to Lebanon in 2000, I asked Amal, a Palestinian child in the Ain Al Hilweh refugee camp, "What do you wish the most?"

Without hesitation, she said: "To slip into your suitcase when you head back to Palestine, to go home."

Her sense of deep nostalgia for a place she'd never visited except in her dreams and her grandparents' tales was quite pervasive among her peers.