Iran has reportedly executed two men convicted of being enemies of God, stoking fears of a further crackdown on opposition protests.
A student news agency reports that the executed pair were found guilty of waging war against God, trying to overthrow the Islamic establishment and membership of a banned monarchist opposition group. They were hanged at dawn.
The same agency says the death sentences for nine other detainees relate to the post-election unrest and are at the appeal stage.
One of the men hanged was arrested months before the election, says a lawyer close to the case.
Protestors who claim president Mahmoud Ahmedinejad’s re-election was rigged are reportedly preparing for more demonstrations next month.