Every prisoner in Scotland should be given the right to vote in elections, according to an independent penal reform organisation.
Police Scotland has admitted seizing more than a hundred mobile phones a day, amid mounting calls for the government to clarify the rules that protect citizens from police snooping.
A review of undercover policing by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland failed to look into claims of unlawful behaviour, says a new report.
The army is using counter-terrorism strategy to spot signs of radicalisation within the ranks and prevent recruitment by extremists such as neo-Nazi groups.
Recent statistics showed that violent crime against sex workers almost doubled after the 'Nordic model' was introduced in Ireland.
Police Scotland say downloading material from the fascist website "could constitute a criminal offence".
Human rights campaigners have expressed concern over the safety of vulnerable people held at Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre after a sharp rise in crime complaints over the past five years.
Former officer Karen Harper requested information that the Scottish Police Authority held about her on file.
Campaigners call for immediate changes to put in place better out-of-hours mental health provision in prisons.