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Dr. Laifung Debabrata Roy

Dr. Laifungbam Debabrata Roy

Centre for Organization, Research and Education (CORE)

Dr. Laifungbam Debabrata Roy is a medical practitioner and prominent human rights defender based in Imphal in the State of Manipur. He is the President of Centre for Organization, Research and Education (CORE), Chairperson of the Steering Committee of Human to Humane Transcultural Centre for Trauma and Torture [H2H] and the the Convener of the Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights in Manipur. He is also a member of the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) and a member of the health advisory committee of IRCT representing Asia Pacific.

Human rights defenders in India face a diverse range of attacks and harassment from state and non-state actors alike, including killing, physical assault, arbitrary detention, threats and judicial harassment.