John Weir

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Person.png John Weir  Rdf-icon.png
(policeman, whistleblower)
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Born1950
NationalityIrish
RUC sergeant turned whistleblower

John Weir is a former Police Sergeant in the Royal Ulster Constabulary turned whistleblower.

John Weir's affidavit

In January 1999, to assist journalist Sean McPhilemy, who was being sued for libel, Weir signed a 62 paragraph affidavit about the collusion of members of the police and security forces with Loyalist paramilitary organisations in the murder of prominent Republicans.

Unquiet Graves: The Story Of The Glenanne Gang

In 2019 he appears in the film Unquiet Graves: The Story Of The Glenanne Gang, supporting claims that UK military intelligence initiated a plan to carry out a massacre at a Catholic primary school in Co Armagh in the 1970s, an allegation first made another former RUC officer, Billy McCaughey.[1]

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A Document by John Weir

TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)
Document:John Weir Affidavitaffidavit3 January 1999The Troubles
Northern Ireland
Royal Ulster Constabulary


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