Colum Eastwood receives death threats for naming 'Soldier F'

Fri, 16/07/2021 - 16:52 -- Editor

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has revealed to the BBC that he has received death threats after he named the Bloody Sunday soldier 'Soldier F' facing murder charges over his actions on Bloody Sunday.

Mr. Eastwood used parliamentary privilege to identify Soldier F in the House of Commons this week.

He said he had since received deaths threats online and via email.

Mr Eastwood said he had passed details of the threats to police.