LAHORE - Leftwing political parties, trade unions, social activists and student groups invited the people to join Occupy Lahore: Anti-Capitalist Camp. During a press conference at Labour Party office on Wednesday, they said that the camp would be held on Saturday and Sunday at Nasir Bagh. According to a press release, the camp is being set up in solidarity with the worldwide Occupy Movement and the growing unrest amongst peoples caused by the global economic recession. Addressing the press conference, Progressive Youth Front representative Ammar Ali Jaan said that on October 15 the world stood against the capitalist financial system. This unrest has been developing since 2008 here people believed governments would take to task those responsible for causing the global financial crisis, he said. However, her further said, governments gave billions of dollars to bail out financial institutions and corporations at the cost of the masses. Misha Rehman said, The purpose of the camp is to provide that space where people can discuss everyday issues, criticize systems and find solutions through sustainable engagements. Workers Party Pakistan Vice President Naeem Shakir stated that almost 50 per cent of the general population had been swallowed by impoverishment. He said, The camp hopes to encourage people to leave their house and discuss the issues in a progressive environment. Labour Party spokesman Farooq Tariq appealed to the residents of Lahore and its neighbouring localities to join the camp at Nasir Bagh. He said the National Trade Union Federation, Pakistan Trade Union Federation, Railways workers, PTCL, Katchi Abadi alliances, the National Student Federation, Muttahida Labour Federation, the Progressive Youth Forum and other progressive groups would participate in the camp.