Scottish Dawn has been banned and proscribed as a terrorist organisation by the UK Government, following a seven month undercover investigation by The Ferret.
In the last three years Police Scotland have successfully obtained data from at least 35,973 phones.
Most work under the UK Government’s counter terrorism strategy in Scotland is aimed at tackling sectarian and extreme right wing ideologies.
A letter signed by 18 people claims that the planned review into spycops activity in Scotland “cannot be trusted.”
Campaigners are demanding that the Scottish Government make a decision over whether the SSPCA should be given more investigation powers.
The Scottish Government will allow public bodies to use IMSI catchers with less oversight than in England and Wales, despite privacy fears.
Private security staff hired by Donald Trump to guard his Aberdeenshire golf course hid their handcuffs after concerns were raised by police.
Just three people in Scotland have been identified as at risk of being “drawn into terrorism” in Scotland since 2011.
Armed Ministry of Defence police are planning to increase patrols in civilian areas outwith the Clyde nuclear bases, prompting fears about the “increasing militarisation” of the area.