Democracy & Justice

Inaccurate Schengen System Data 'Threatens Rights'

Inaccurate data entered into EU-wide security databases, for example the Schengen information system and visa information system, threatens human rights and security, the director of the Fundamental Rights Agency...

by LibertiesEU

Inaccurate data entered into EU-wide security databases, for example the Schengen information system and visa information system, threatens human rights and security, the director of the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) told members of the European Parliament on Monday. Michael O'Flaherty said FRA interviews with immigration officers serving at external borders across Europe revealed that over half of them have identified significant mistakes in the entry into the data systems over the course of their work.