The main COP26 youth conference is under fire for accepting sponsorship from a firm which provides engineering services to the oil and gas industry and previously constructed and maintained Guantanamo Bay.
Arms firms in Scotland who sell weapons to Israel received nearly £10m in grants from Scottish Enterprise, it has been revealed.
Criminal justice experts are raising serious concerns about the “de facto solitary confinement” of Scottish prisoners over the last year, with many facing intense levels of isolation.
The UK Government is being urged to follow a shift in US foreign policy and stop selling arms, including smart bombs made in Scotland, to Saudi Arabia.
Scottish universities have shares worth more than £2m in companies linked to the West Bank, it has been revealed, leading to calls for disinvestment.
Tear gas and stun grenades made in the UK were used against pro-democracy protestors recently in Greece, according to human rights groups.
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 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 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.