Tibetans are being forced to display pictures of Xi Jinping and other Chinese Communist Party leaders in their homes, according to human rights campaigners.
A Scottish university has been condemned for a secretive contract with Saudi Arabia after a report that the Gulf state executed 184 people last year.
A Channel 4 documentary called The Truth About Traveller Crime focused on crimes allegedly perpetrated by Travellers. Campaigners say it promoted “negative myths and stereotypes” about the community.
Shellfish businesses across Scotland have been offered emergency financial help by ministers on the eve of a report by The Ferret revealing the crisis facing prawn and scallop fishermen.
Animal welfare charities are facing "significant" financial problems in the Covid-19 crisis, which could put animals at risk as services are cut back.
A charity in Glasgow that counsels torture survivors is among 60 organisations urging the UK government to increase the asylum support allowance during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The stories of women and girls subjected to sexual violence in an appalling human rights crisis engulfing the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The UK government and arms firms based in Scotland were condemned in a Human Rights Watch report for selling weapons to an Egyptian regime that tortures children by waterboarding and electrocution.
A black metal music festival whose line-up includes bands accused of promoting neo-Nazism is now due to take place near Edinburgh after a Glasgow venue cancelled its booking.