BANGKOK, Feb. 23, 2006 (IPS/GIN) — She was pregnant with her first child, and a woman on the run. She was on a "wanted list" for her human rights campaigns. She had little choice but to go underground to escape the brutal clutches of the dictatorship.
""You have a lot of cynicism now about the political process. There is dissatisfaction that 'people power' can bring about substantive change," Walden Bello, professor of sociology at the University of the Philippines, told IPS."