At the UN Security Council this month, member states will again come together to discuss how to uphold the protection of civilians under international humanitarian law, and end attacks on health workers in armed conflict.

Four Palestinian health workers have been killed and more than 600 injured by Israeli forces over the last year. These recurring attacks are fuelled by impunity, and undermine capacity of the Palestinian health system to address the right to health needs of the Palestinian population.

As UK Ambassador Jonathan Allen said in April, “we don’t lack law. We lack enforcement and accountability.”

The UK must oppose double standards. Please take action now, and urge the UK Mission to the UN in New York to call for the protection of Palestinian health workers at the Security Council this month: