Campaign Against Arms Trade
Arms companies supplying Israel have been invited to the Scottish Parliament despite the death toll in Gaza and allegations Britain could be complicit in war crimes.
The Scottish Government has given over £8m in public grants to companies exhibiting at a London arms fair hosting states accused of human rights violations.
Human rights groups, unions and environmentalists have urged Scottish ministers to reject a UK Government bill which stops public bodies from imposing boycotts on foreign countries.
The governments of China, Qatar, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates have extensive property portfolios in Scotland collectively worth nearly £250m.
The UK Government is facing a legal challenge in the high court over its supply of weapons for the war in Yemen.
At least 56 MPs accepted paid-for-trips and gifts from Qatar collectively worth £370,000 over the five years before the 2022 World Cup.
96 MPs have had trips paid for by Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Kuwait and Egypt over the last eight years.
Arms firms given taxpayers’ money by Scottish Enterprise have been linked to the displacement of tens of thousands civilians escaping fighting.
Arms firms in Scotland who sell weapons to Israel received nearly £10m in grants from Scottish Enterprise, it has been revealed.