Westminster and Holyrood “must up their game” to prevent tobacco firms influencing public health policies, say researchers.
Activists fear the controversial practice, understood to have been discontinued after sustained campaigning, is indicative of new tougher immigration policies proposed by the Home Office.
Nearly three-quarters of Muslim women in Scotland have experienced Islamophobia, according to a recent survey. The Ferret spoke to three women who shared their experiences.
Pakistani human rights activist Gulalai Ismail has fled to the US to seek political asylum after being forced into hiding over accusations of links to terror groups.
Gulalai Ismail has been targeted by Pakistani security services, accused of a litany of crimes including sedition, financing terrorism and defaming state institutions.
Politicians have urged Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan, to lift a travel ban on a woman who peacefully opposes the Taliban and tries to prevent young people being recruited for jihad.
A prominent human rights activist from Pakistan has criticised the UK Government’s counter terrorism strategy during a visit to Scotland.
Women's lives are at risk from domestic violence and abuse just because of their immigration status, a special investigation by The Ferret has found.
Pakistani reporters like Arshad Mehmood are working in fear for their lives.