Hundreds of Iranians rallied throughout the nation in assist of Palestinians in Gaza, whereas marking the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the US embassy in Tehran. They condemned Washington’s assist of Israel, which has been relentlessly bombarding the Gaza Strip in its warfare in opposition to Hamas.
Saturday’s rally, which was referred to as for by the state, got here because the Israel-Hamas warfare entered its fourth week.
Hamas’s shock assault on Israel on October 7 killed about 1,400 folks, whereas greater than 240 have been taken hostage. The Israeli retaliatory operation has killed greater than 9,400 Palestinians.
In Tehran, demonstrators marched from Palestine Sq. within the coronary heart of the Iranian capital to the previous US embassy just a few kilometres away. Chants of “dying to America” and “dying to Israel” rang out all through the marches.
The November 4, 1979, takeover, which occurred after the autumn of Iran’s US-backed monarch, lasted 444 days, and 52 People have been held captive. The positioning of the US embassy is now accessible to the general public as a illustration of what Iranian officers name a “den of spies”.
An announcement printed on behalf of the protesters on the finish of the commemoration referred to as for an “instant ceasefire” in Gaza and warned america, United Kingdom and France that the disaster may develop within the area.