A European anti-torture committee has raised ongoing concerns about the use of segregation and “excessive force” used to control Scottish prisoners in “damning” new report.
The Scottish Human Rights Commission has raised “deep concerns” as new research highlights many people relying on social care packages at home have had those reduced or completely withdrawn.
Sixteen people seeking asylum in the UK died in six months, leading to a call for the “institutionally racist” Home Office to be scrapped to save lives.
The Government’s lack of engagement with the country’s clubs and music venues – is “unacceptable” according to industry chiefs.
More than one in four prisoners in Scottish jails are now on remand, due to the impact of covid-19 restrictions on the courts.
As the charity run rapid access hotel for rough sleepers in Glasgow closes its doors, what's next for the city's street homeless?
Illicit drug users in Scotland’s major cities could soon be offered a drug safety testing service, which shows what substances they are really taking.
Kinship carers – relatives who look after children when their birth parents cannot – have criticised a decision to hand the contract for a vital helpline and support service to national adoption and fostering organisations.
Rhea, 16, from Shetland, is working with Rape Crisis to raise awarness of sexual violence in rural communities by sharing more than 60 anonymous stories of young wormen, detailing experiences from unwanted touching to sexual violence and rape.