I am not a person who is generally supportive of changing the names of streets and squares, unless it is done to commemorate a person who may have contributed exceptionally for the country or for humanity, be it in the realm of politics, on the battlefield or in any humanitarian sphere of life. In such a case, the re-naming of a street or square seems acceptable.
New regime, new address
Iran changed the name of the street housing Egyptian embassy in Tehran. The street got the name Khalid Islambouli, after the terrorist who assassinated President Anwar Sadat.Mashari Althaydi