A British businessman has been denied a fair trial and incarcerated for 20 months in “terrible” conditions in Belarus, according to human rights campaigners.
Scottish Government officials contacted organisations after they had submitted written evidence but before they gave oral evidence on the Named Person Bill to a Holyrood committee.
People seeking asylum are being bullied, evicted and suffering in poor quality accommodation, say groups submitting evidence to a Westminster inquiry.
A new report on human rights violations in Yemen from the UN said 3799 civilians have now been killed and 6711 injured in the 17 month war.
Police Scotland has been criticised for being 'unable or unwilling' to provide figures on the number of children kept in custody in Scotland.
An Australian academic visiting Scotland has refuted claims by China that organ harvesting from prisoners has stopped.
Police Scotland is seeking to extend a controversial training project with Sri Lankan police despite new evidence of the force's involvement in torture.
Scottish minister didn't mention human rights abuses while seeking up to £1.3 billion to pay for new hospitals and motorways from the oil-rich state of Qatar.
A leading human rights activist from Bahrain has condemned the SQA for working with regimes accused of gross human rights abuses.