Dr Swee Chai Ang
Dr Swee Chai Ang is a consultant orthopedic surgeon at St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London hospitals and co-founder of Medical Aid for Palestinians.
Born in Malaysia and raised in Singapore, she came to the UK as a refugee.
She is the author of,“From Beirut to Jerusalem: A Woman Surgeon With the Palestinians” published by The Other Press.
Items by Dr Swee Chai Ang
- October 23, 2023 Dr Swee Chai Ang
Every day since 7 October has been yet another 24 hours of Israel killing Palestinians in Gaza. Water and electricity cut off, food and medicine denied, all that Gaza receives day and night are more and more bombs and devastation. Twenty-two hospitals in Northern Gaza were told to evacuate thousands...
- September 18, 2021 Dr Swee Chai Ang
The steadfastness and courage of Sabra and Shatila are in all of our hearts. Today, we commemorate the cruel injustice inflicted on the Palestinians in the massacre of 1982, knowing that this is just one of the continuous assaults on Palestinians since 1948. We resolve to continue to be...
- September 27, 2019 Dr Swee Chai Ang
I have just returned from a visit to Lebanon and the situation there is miserable for Palestinian refugees. Even in the immediate aftermath of the Sabra and Shatilla Massacre in 1982, no Palestinian wanted to leave their host country. During this visit, though, I saw that Palestinians were demonstrating...
- August 5, 2018 Dr Swee Chai Ang
Founding trustee of Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) Dr Swee Ang was on board the Al-Awda boat sailing to break the illegal Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip when occupation forces commandeered the vessel. In a personal testimony Ang outlines the violent treatment the unarmed activists received at the hands...
- September 16, 2017 Dr Swee Chai Ang
When Palestinian refugees were massacred in Beirut in 1982, Dr. Swee Chai Ang, a refugee living in the UK, was working as a young volunteer medic in the camp...