No firm has failed human rights checks by Scottish Enterprise since 2019, despite some companies having links to states accused of war crimes.
Asylum seekers – who are spending their second Christmas without having their claim for sanctuary considered and living in a hotel – say they have been “abandoned by the system”, with some reporting feeling suicidal.
Scots Tory leader Douglas Ross has been condemned by critics for a "two bit tank rider" stunt with a French arms firm in Glasgow.
Inverclyde Council has called on Scotland’s largest council pension fund to stop investing in arms and to commit to ethical investments.
The UK Government is being urged to follow a shift in US foreign policy and stop selling arms, including smart bombs made in Scotland, to Saudi Arabia.
Britain is the second biggest arms dealer in the world after the US, according to new stats from the Department of International Trade.
Twenty children have been killed in Yemen since the UK government resumed arms sales to Saudi Arabia just over one month ago.
The UK Government has been condemned after announcing it would resume selling arms to Saudi Arabia despite concerns over the potential for war crimes in Yemen.
The UK government has failed to meet its official criteria for conducting “regular and thorough inspections” of arms facilities every three years at a controversial bomb factory in Scotland.