Arms firms in Scotland profit from walls to keep out asylum seekers

Billy Briggs, The Ferret, 5 November 2019 - Arms firms in Scotland given taxpayers’ money are profiting from border security contracts in Europe designed to keep out asylum seekers who are entitled to seek refugee status. [...] 

The report – co-published by the Transnational Institute (TNI), the Dutch campaign against the arms trade, Stop Wapenhandel, and the peace research group, Delàs Center – says that at least at least £777 million has been spent by EU countries on land, walls and fences since the end of the Cold War. [...]