Firm which owns the Cambo oil field is on a United Nations blacklist for doing business in Israeli-occupied West Bank settlements,
A row has broken out after Strathclyde Pension Fund has been accused of a lack of transparency over its investments in “problematic” companies.
Scottish universities have shares worth more than £2m in companies linked to the West Bank, it has been revealed, leading to calls for disinvestment.
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.
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.