Asylum seekers facing second Christmas in hotels ‘abandoned’ by the system
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.
Douglas Ross slammed for ‘two-bit tank rider’ stunt with arms firm linked to Yemen bombings
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 passes motion urging Strathclyde Pension Fund to invest ethically
Inverclyde Council has called on Scotland’s largest council pension fund to stop investing in arms and to commit to ethical investments.
UK Government urged to follow President Biden and end arms sales to Saudi Arabia
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.
UK is second biggest arms dealer in the world
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 killed in Yemen since UK resumed selling bombs to Saudi Arabia
Twenty children have been killed in Yemen since the UK government resumed arms sales to Saudi Arabia just over one month ago.
UK government branded “disgraceful” after resuming arms sales to Saudi Arabia
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.
UK government broke inspection rules at Scottish bomb factory
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.
Scots university taught cadets from Saudi air force accused of war crimes
Stirling University taught English to Saudi air force cadets after UN investigators said air strikes in Yemen by the Saudi air force might amount to war crimes.