A charity in Glasgow that counsels torture survivors is among 60 organisations urging the UK government to increase the asylum support allowance during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The UK's so-called 'hostile environment' immigration policy in the UK has led to torture victims being left destitute, a charity claims.
A new report by an influential Westminster committee accuses the UK government of "serious failings" in the detention of immigrants.
Hackers have brought down the computer system at Scotland's only immigration detention centre prompting an investigation by Police Scotland.
The Law Society provided a submission to Westminster's Joint Committee on Human Rights, which recommends that immigration detention powers should be stripped from the Home Office.
Human rights campaigners have expressed concern over the safety of vulnerable people held at Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre after a sharp rise in crime complaints over the past five years.
Dozens of torture victims detained at Dungavel immigration centre have been refused release despite doctors' concerns over their mental health.
Women are at risk of exploitation in Dungavel immigration removal centre and more than 200 detainees were on watch for self harm in 2017, says new report.
Scottish judge rules that Home Office unlawfully deported an Ethiopian asylum seeker fleeing persecution - and orders his return to the UK.