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Area Muslim groups are speaking out against the beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS militants, the group that similarly killed journalist James Foley last month.

"We unequivocally condemn these brutal attacks and beheadings. These are not Islamic practices. This is just violent evil that has no religion and no faith," says Rizwan Jaka, a member of the board of trustees of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society.

With 10 branches in Northern Virginia and D.C., the group -- that calls itself by its acronym ADAMS -- is one of the biggest mosques in the United States.


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