Torture survivors living on £5 a day in Glasgow are being forced to travel for miles to get power to heat their homes, according to support workers.
A leading drug activist has urged Scots to engage in widespread civil disobedience to reduce the number of people dying of drug overdoses.
Serco, a firm evicting hundreds of asylum seekers from their homes in Glasgow, will be exhibiting at a controversial arms trade show.
Serco's new lock changes will see about 300 people made homeless across Glasgow within months, with charities claiming they were given no warning.
The UK's so-called 'hostile environment' immigration policy in the UK has led to torture victims being left destitute, a charity claims.
The Ministry of Defence has refused to say whether the five referred to the counter-terrorism programme are still serving in the armed forces.
Serco has been fined millions of pounds by the Home Office for failing to meet the terms of its contract to provide accommodation for asylum seekers in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Torture victims and vulnerable women were among hundreds of asylum seekers forced to make 400-mile round trips from Scotland to England to make fresh claims for sanctuary in the UK.
More than 200 British citizens in Glasgow underwent spot checks by immigration officers in 21 months, prompting claims the Home Office has been conducting racial profiling.