Over 3,000 people – including asylum seekers and trafficking survivors – have been held in Scottish police cells for up to 72 hours under immigration powers over the last five years.
Hundreds of asylum seekers from Afghanistan have been prevented from applying for refugee protection in the UK this year, as new rules allow the Home Office to first investigate if their claims are “admissible”.
Scottish politicians and academics at Glasgow University have called on authorities to release a former Glasgow University student arrested in Kurdish Iraq and charged with high treason.
Almost 400 asylum seekers are still being housed in budget Glasgow hotels rooms by Home Office contractor Mears and living on just over £1 per day.
More than 300,000 people are unable to return to their homes in Mosul two years after the end of a military operation to retake Iraq's second largest city from Islamic State.
Three years on from mass murder by Islamic State thousands of Yazidis are still seeking justice.
As the battle rages between Islamic State groups and official forces in Mosul, a nearby Christian Iraqi town is preparing for what comes next.
What next for the Iraq town of Batnaya after the ISIS “soldiers of the Caliphate” have been forced out?
As the Battle for Mosul rages, hospitals in Iraqi Kurdistan are struggling to cope with 150 to 200 trauma cases a day.