Scottish Human Rights Commission
The Scottish Human Rights Commission has raised “deep concerns” as new research highlights many people relying on social care packages at home have had those reduced or completely withdrawn.
More than one in four prisoners in Scottish jails are now on remand, due to the impact of covid-19 restrictions on the courts.
A charity in Glasgow that counsels torture survivors is among 60 organisations urging the UK government to increase the asylum support allowance during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Campaigners are warning that a "dangerous precedent" has been set by a "brutal" ruling from Scotland’s highest court that evicting asylum seekers by changing their locks is lawful.
Serco, a firm evicting hundreds of asylum seekers from their homes in Glasgow, will be exhibiting at a controversial arms trade show.
Every prisoner in Scotland should be given the right to vote in elections, according to an independent penal reform organisation.
Police Scotland has admitted seizing more than a hundred mobile phones a day, amid mounting calls for the government to clarify the rules that protect citizens from police snooping.
Scotland’s Mental Welfare Commission will examine the use of physical restraint in NHS facilities - after data gathered by The Ferret revealed a rise in recorded incidents across numerous health boards.
The Scottish Government has been warned that the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act may not comply with the European Convention on Human Rights.