IRAN: TWO MORE HANGED IN PUBLIC IN JIROFT
March 19, 2015: two men were hanged in public in the city of Jiroft, reported the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).
The executions were carried out using a crane and mechanical fork loader in one of the city's main squares, with armed men guarding from rooftops around the area.
The death sentences took place on the day after Fire Festival ‚Äď known as Charshanbeh Souri ‚Äď used by many Iranians to defy the clerical regime.
Fearing of public protests, prior to the Fire Festival, a senior cleric described it as 'religiously forbidden' and warned people about ‚Äúcrossing God's red lines.‚ÄĚ (Sources: NCRI, 19/03/2015)