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4/4/2006--Paris, France..French riot police confront protesters in Place d'Italie in Paris. Around 500,000 people demonstrated in Paris, as part of a nationwide day of strikes and protests to call for the withdrawal of the unpopular First Employment Contract (CPE).  Here students stand on the Bastille monument in central Paris..At the end of the protest, gangs of youths clashed with riot police in the Place de Italie who responded with tear gas as violence erupted in Paris and other French cities after more than a million people protested against an unpopular youth jobs plan...Photograph By Stuart Isett.All photographs ©2006 Stuart Isett.All rights reserved.