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Paris shootings – Europeans come together in a sign of unity

Following the terrorist shootings in Paris this week, Sajjad spoke with Philippa Thomas on the BBC World New Tonight programme. In the interview he commented on the reaction of Europeans to these atrocities and proposals that will be put in place by the European Union and its member states: “First of all of our thoughts are with the … [Read More...]

Anti-Islamic sentiments reach fever point across Europe

The wave of racist sentiment across Europe hits fever pitch this week as protests against the 'Islamisation' of Europe brings out 18,000 people to a rally in Dresden, Germany. However the anti-Islam protest was met with many counter demonstrations with celebrities and politicians joining the debate. The tide of right wing extremism seems to be … [Read More...]


Happy New Year from Saj & Team Karim!

Watch Sajjad's New Year message here: … [Read More...]


Sajjad congratulates Bolton school on work highlighting captive whales

Sajjad has congratulated Year 6 at Devonshire Road Primary School in Bolton for their work drawing attention to the plight of whales kept in sea parks. The pupils turned down the chance of a trip to SeaWorld in America in favour of a visit to the European Parliament to protest against keeping killer wales in captivity. Teacher Simon Hunt … [Read More...]


Sajjad – “Attack by Taliban on school in Peshawar is pure barbarism”

North West Conservative MEP and Chair of the European Parliament Friends of Pakistan Group,  Sajjad Karim MEP, has today condemned the horrific attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan where over 130 people have been killed.    It is reported that mainly students were killed in the attack by the Taliban at an army-run school as five or six … [Read More...]


statement on the detention of Azerbaijani journalist

Statement  on the detention of Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova Sajjad who is President of the European Parliament a Delegation to the South Caucasus has expressed con earns over the arrest of Radio Free Europe/Free Liberty investigative journalist in Azerbaijan - Khadija Ismayilova. The charges of which have been brought against her, … [Read More...]

Former Pakistan PM Gilani

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan visits Sajjad Karim MEP for his work in EU-PK relations

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Yousaf Raza Gilani, made an exclusive visit to Sajjad’s home to personally thank him for his work in strengthening relations between the EU, the UK and Pakistan. The two men discussed further ways of boosting Pakistan's ties with Europe. Sajjad joins ranks with the British Queen and Nelson Mandela in being … [Read More...]