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Refugee Transitions

Issue 31 March 2016

Refugee Transitions Issue 31 Landscape

Refugee Transitions exists to report on a wide range of refugee and human rights issues of relevance to the work of STARTTS; to focus attention on the impact of organised violence and human rights abuses on health; to provide ideas on intervention models that address health and social needs of refugees, to debate and campaign for changes necessary to assist refugee communities in their settlement process and ultimately bring together a vehicle for personal expression.

Please click on the titles below to download a PDF of individual articles from Issue 31 of Refugee Transitions.


Stranded at sea
Olga Yoldi

Rohinya find safe haven
Sheshtyn Paola


The Limits of wartime conduct
Helen Durham


Consciousness and anomolous experiences
Interview with Etzel Cardena by Olga Yoldi

Identity after trauma
STARTTS Clinical Master Class Evening with Dr Joan Haliburn


Life after detention
Liam McLoughlin


Stepping outside the triangle
Melinda Austen


The world’s largest library on torture
Sheila Pham

The challenge of standing up to torture victims’ right to rehabilitation
Marie Dyhr


Yoga in a post-traumatic world
Dominica Dorning


Supporting kids and having a ball
Richard Walker

Broadening horizons
Anthea Stylianakis

Mindfulness in practice: STARTTS’ Vietnamese Womens’ Group