Pakistani human rights activist Gulalai Ismail has fled to the US to seek political asylum after being forced into hiding over accusations of links to terror groups.
Gulalai Ismail has been targeted by Pakistani security services, accused of a litany of crimes including sedition, financing terrorism and defaming state institutions.
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.
Plans to replace Trident should be cancelled to prevent humanity toppling “into a nuclear annihilation abyss,” says former nuclear commander.
Revelations that the Ministry of Defence is planning 14 new developments at the Trident nuclear bases on the Clyde have sparked criticism.
Westminster spending watchdog condemns UK government plans to replace Trident as “in doubt” or “unachievable”.
Backed by Nicola Sturgeon but boycotted by Westminster, 122 countries agree a treaty for the “irreversible elimination” of nuclear weapons.
The UK government has been lambasted for rejecting a move by the United Nations to outlaw nuclear weapons.