A secret committee blocking asylum-seekers from Estonia?

A new report published yesterday by the Estonian Human Rights Centre shows that the number of people who receive asylum in Estonia decreased last year.

While in 2012, Estonia approved 13 applications out of 77, last year the figures were 7 and 97.

Anni Säär from the Estonian Human Rights Centre said that one reason for it is the special committee that was set up at the Police and Borderguard Authority to assess asylum applications.

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