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.
The condition of imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi is worsening both physically and mentally, according to his wife.
Six months after the battle to reclaim Mosul from IS began, people are fleeing the city for the relative safety of camps in Iraqi Kurdistan.
The High Court will hear a judicial review into UK weapons exports to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen’s war.
Police Scotland is seeking to extend a controversial training project with Sri Lankan police despite new evidence of the force's involvement in torture.
Scottish minister didn't mention human rights abuses while seeking up to £1.3 billion to pay for new hospitals and motorways from the oil-rich state of Qatar.
Human rights campaigners have urged Britain to stop the sale of bombs to Saudi Arabia after revealing new evidence of war crimes in Yemen.
Human Rights groups have raised fears that weapons made in Scotland could have been used to attack Yemeni civilians.