Arms firms in Scotland are failing to make human rights checks which could prevent their products from being used in potential war crimes.
The UK government broke the law by selling arms to Saudi Arabia, the Court of Appeal says in a landmark ruling.
Concerns raised with the Scottish Government over its relationship with an arms company that sold Hong Kong tear gas apparently used by police during clashes with protestors.
Human rights campaigners have criticised Scottish Liberal Democrat MP, Alistair Carmichael, and his team after two of his researchers were treated to gifts and a day at the races by the Qatari government.
Recent statistics showed that violent crime against sex workers almost doubled after the 'Nordic model' was introduced in Ireland.
There have been 366 alleged war crimes in Yemen but only 79 investigations by the Saudi-led coalition - and none by the Ministry of Defence.
Politicians have urged Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan, to lift a travel ban on a woman who peacefully opposes the Taliban and tries to prevent young people being recruited for jihad.
The organisers of Scotland’s next population census in 2021 have come under fire for hiring a firm whose US parent company is accused of helping torture prisoners at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
The whistleblower who revealed Israel's secret nuclear missile programme and was jailed for 18 years has been sentenced again.