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‘Be glad you are in a democracy’: Macron hits back at hecklers during campaign rally

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Emmanuel Macron took on protesters during his last campaign rally ahead of the French election on Sunday.

Macron was addressing the crowd in Figeac, south west France, when protesters unfurled a banner opposing the privatization of state services.

"Every fight is a good fight...I believe in respect" he said, engaging the hecklers. "Be glad you are in a democracy where you can address a presidential candidate like that" he added.

The incumbent is is on course for victory over right-wing Marine Le Pen, holding 55 per cent of the vote in the latest polls.

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