“Do you know I can dig a hole and bury you? No one will be able to find you.”
This is what Liu Xiang Ying says he was told during his interrogation. He was arrested after participating in the SMRT bus strike on the 26th and 27th of November 2012.
In the aftermath of the strikes, when the ‘ringleaders’ were being identified and the bus drivers arrested, Workfair Singapore has been documenting the issues and troubles faced by migrant workers, especially the SMRT bus drivers. The blog posts highlighted many points of concern related to labour relations in Singapore and how employees are treated. Then Lianain Films interviewed two of the four drivers who had been charged with inciting the bus strike. Below are excerpts of what the two drivers had to say about the police investigation and their interrogations: