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ACA

Athlone Civic Association

ACTSTOP

Act to Stop Evictions

ADAC

Ad Hoc Detention Action Committee

ADJ

Association of Democratic Journalists

AGM

Annual General Meeting

ANC

African National Congress

Anti-PC

Anti-Presidents Council

AYCO

Alexander Youth Congress

AZAPO

Azanian People's Organisation

AZASO

Azanian Students' Organisation

BEYCO

Belgravia Youth Congress

BLA

Black Local Authorities

BSIC

Black Students' Interim Committee

BSS

Black Students' Society

CAP

Community Arts Project

CASA

Culture in Another South Africa

CAYCO

Cape Youth Congress

CCAWUSA

Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers' Union of South Africa

CLOWU

Clothing Workers' Union

CNETU

Council of Non-European Trade Unions

COD

Congress of Democrats

COSAS

Congress of South African Students

COSATU

Congress of South African Trade Unions

CRADORA

Cradock Residents Association

CTC

Ciskei Transport Corporation

DAG

Detainees Action Group

DESCOM

Detainees Support Committee

DETU

Democratic Teachers' Union

DPSC

Detainees Parents Support Committee

ECC

End Conscription Campaign

ELPTU

East London Professional Teachers' Union

ERAPO

East Rand People's Organisation

FAWU

Food and Allied Workers' Union

FCCA

Federation of Cape Civic Associations

FCWU

Food and Canning Workers' Union

FEDSAW

Federation of South African Women

FEDTRAW

Federation of Transvaal Women

FFF

Five Freedoms Forum

FOSATU

Federation of South African Trade Unions

GAYCO

Gardens Youth Congress

GWUSA

General Workers’ Union of South AFrica

HCA

Huhudi Civic Association

HIC

Health Information Centre

HUYO

Huhudi Youth Organisation

ICU

Industrial and Commercial Workers' Union

IYY

International Youth Year

JMC

Joint Management Centre

JODAC

Johannesburg Democratic Action Committee

JUWRC

Joint Union Workers' Representative Committee

KRO

Krugersdorp Residents Organisation

MARS

Media and Research Services

MAWU

Metal and Allied Workers' Union

MAYO

Mamelodi Youth Organisation

MDM

Mass Democratic Movement

MK

Umkhonto we Sizwe

MPA

Mamelodi Parents' Association

NACTU

National Council of Trade Unions

NAMDA

National Medical and Dental Association

NANSCO

Namibian National Students' Congress

NANSO

Namibian National Students Organisation

NECC

National Education Crisis Committee

NIC

Natal Indian Congress

NRC

National Reception Committee

NUM

National Union of Mineworkers

NUMSA

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa

NUNW

National Union of Namibian Workers

NUSAS

National Union of South African Students

PAC

Pan-Africanist Congress

PAP

Progressive Arts Project

PEBCO

Port Elizabeth Black Civic Organisation

PHT

Popular History Trust

POTWA

Post and Telecommunication Workers Union

PPWAWU

Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers' Union

RAM

Rock Against Management

RAWU

Retail and Allied Workers' Union

RMC

Release Mandela Committee

RRA

Rockville Residents Association

SAAWU

South African Allied Workers' Union

SABC

South African Broadcasting Corporation

SACC

South African Council of Churches

SACP

South African Communist Party

SACPO

South African Coloured People's Organisation

SACTU

South African Congress of Trade Unions

SADF

South African Defence Force

SADWU

South African Domestic Workers' Union

SAHA

South African History Archive

SAIC

South African Indian Congress

SAMWU

South African Municipal Workers' Union

SANNC

South African Native National Congress

SARHWU

South African Railway and Harbour Workers' Union

SASDU

South African Scooter Drivers' Union

SASPU

South African Students Press Union

SAYCO

South African Youth Congress

SCA

Soweto Civic Association

SFAWU

Sweet, Food and Allied Workers' Union

SOYCO

Soweto Youth Congress

SPCC

Soweto Parents Crisis Committee

SPP

Surplus People's Project

STP

Screen Training Project

SUCA

Students Union for Christian Action

SWAPO

South West African People's Organisation

TAG

Technical Advice Group

TCA

Tembisa Civic Association

TGWU

Transport and General Workers' Union

TIC

Transvaal Indian Congress

TOPS

The Other Pres Service

TRC

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

UCT

University of Cape Town

UDF

United Democratic Front

UWO

United Women's Organisation

VCA

Vaal Civics Association

WAR

Women Against Repression

WECTU

Western Cape Teachers' Union

WITS

University of the Witwatersrand

WPCC

Western Province Council of Churches

WPGWU

Western Province General Workers' Union
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