This photo taken on September 3, 2018 shows Myanmar journalist Wa Lone being escorted by police after sentenced by a court to jail in Yangon.
Even with the ban on political activities gone, Prime Minister Gen Prayut still holds some cards that can be used to keep his political opponents in check.
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