Archive/File: people/b/belhumeur.martin/press montreal.0393 people/l/laroucque.michel/press montreal.0393 people/r/robert.manon/press montreal.0393 Last-Modified: 1994/04/18 Nazis, Klan, protest jail for member The Canadian Press ------------------ Montreal About 50 neo-Nazi skinheads and Ku Klux Klan activists pulled out all the stops Friday to protest against a six-month jail term handed to one of their members. Led by the self-styled Exalted Cyclops of Montreal's Klan - who was decked out in the trademark white cape and pointy hood - the demonstration was punctuated by shouts of "White Power!" and "White Victory!" along with the occasional fascist salute. Only two - Klan leader Michel Laroucque and his girlfriend, Manon Robert - would give their full names to a reporter. Police watched from across the street. The demonstrators were protesting the penalty that Quebec Judge Jean-Pierre Bonin imposed last week on Martin Belhumeur, an ex-security guard. Belhumer, a neighbor of Larocque, was convicted of illegal possession of three Molotov cocktails on Jan. 18, 1992. Larocque argued that Belhumeur would not have drawn as long a sentence if it was not for his beliefs.
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