Irreligion in Egypt
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Irreligion in Egypt is uncommon among Egyptians (see religion in Egypt), as Islam is the predominant faith. It is difficult to quantify the number of atheists or agnostics in Egypt, as they are not officially counted in the census of the country. There is a great stigma attached to being an atheist in Egypt, so many Egyptian atheists communicate to each other via the internet. According to a 2010 Pew Research poll, 84% of Egyptian Muslims polled supported the death penalty for those who leave the Muslim religion.
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