An excellent read: Gulf atheism in the age of social media
This article does not lend itself well to paraphrasing - and really is worth reading in its entirety - this is worth quoting :
Although accurate figures on the number of atheists in the Gulf are nearly impossible to come by, a 2012 poll by WIN-Gallup International titled “Global Index of Religiosity and Atheism” published a surprising number of self-professed Saudi atheists. The researchers found that up to 5% of the Saudi respondents declared themselves to be atheist, a figure comparable to the United States and parts of Europe.
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