SPO through its Political Parties’ Steering Committee organized a dialogue on Pakistan Protection Ordinance. The event held in Karachi was attended by more than 100 participants from government, civil society, political parties, media and Bar Council. Federal Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights was represented by a Director. President of Women Lawyers Forum Ms. Noor Naz Agha made a presentation on legal aspects of the proposed law. Mr. Javed Jabbar discussed the broader perspective of democracy and pro-citizen legislation. Senior leaders of mainstream political parties shared their views about the law. Most of the participants expressed their concerns and said that the law infringes fundamental rights accorded in the Constituti0on of Pakistan and Universal Declaration of Human Rights.