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Anne Arundel County Muslim Council and the Council of American-Islam Relations speak out against ISIS

Anne Arundel County Muslim Council and the Council of American-Islam Relations speak out against ISIS

Local Islamic organizations gathered in Gambrills on Wednesday at the Islamic Society of Annapolis to denounce the terrorist group known as ISIS, or Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. ISIS, the group responsible for the murder of American journalist James Foley, released a video Tuesday which reportedly shows the beheading of another American journalist, Steven Sotloff. The video was released a week after Sotloff's mother appeared on national television, pleading with ISIS to spare the life of her son. "Many Muslim leaders and scholars here at home and abroad have condemned the ISIS as anti-Islamic," said Zainab Chaudry, CAIR Maryland outreach manager. "We are...

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