Mass rally in Iran to mark anniversary of Islamic revolution

A rally is occurring today in Azadi Square in Tehran, Iran, where hundreds of thousands of people are gathered to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. Rallies are being held in the capital, as well as other cities around the country. Western travellers should be aware that there is much anti-US rhetoric. However, reports indicate that thousands of people were offered free trips to Tehran to support the government. Exercise caution and avoid the public gatherings and demonstrations.

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