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.
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.
Stirling University taught English to Saudi air force cadets after UN investigators said air strikes in Yemen by the Saudi air force might amount to war crimes.
A radar funded by Scottish Enterprise was marketed to countries with poor records on human rights at one of the world's largest arms fairs.
Since the Yemen war began in 2015, war crime allegations have been linked to bombs made by US arms firm Raytheon, which has a factory in Fife.
The UK government says "new processes" have been established to prevent unlawful arms sales to Saudi Arabia after it emerged a court ruling had been violated several times.
Leonardo is targeting school leavers to work on Typhoon jets which have been used by the Saudis in Yemen's conflict.
In 1995 the UK Conservative government threatened to cut back naval co-operation with Nelson Mandela's South Africa unless it bought Scottish warships.
Executives of a US arms firm which makes smart bombs in Fife could face investigation for potentially aiding and abetting alleged war crimes in Yemen by a military coalition led by Saudi Arabia.