The United Nations is urging local government pension schemes (LGPS) to divest from companies linked to Israel’s settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem - which are illegal under international law.
Lothian Pension Fund no longer holds shares in an Israeli bank which finances illegal West Bank settlements.
Arms firms in Scotland who sell weapons to Israel received nearly £10m in grants from Scottish Enterprise, it has been revealed.
Scottish universities have shares worth more than £2m in companies linked to the West Bank, it has been revealed, leading to calls for disinvestment.
A council pension fund has shares worth nearly £7m in an Israeli bank fined in the US for its involvement in a Fifa corruption scandal.
Campaigners in Scotland have welcomed a UK Supreme Court ruling which means council pension funds can divest from firms operating in Palestinian territories occupied by Israel.
The UK government has been condemned for arming states named in a UN report revealing that 12,000 children were killed or maimed last year in armed conflicts.
A council pension fund has sold its shares in an Israeli bank at the centre of a global divestment campaign due to its financing of illegal settlements in the West Bank.
A new airline route between Israel and Scotland has been criticised as most Palestinians are barred from using Ben Gurion Airport.