Inside Fiji’s Violent Doomsday Cult | Investigators

Grace Road Church believes a nuclear-tinged Judgement Day is rapidly approaching — and that Fiji is the post-apocalyptic promised land from which they’ll feed humanity. But despite repeated accusations of abuses, including ritual beatings and forcing members to perform unpaid labour, they received a warm welcome from Fijian officials.

An investigation by the OCCRP and Newstapa delved into their connections to the then-Fijian government of Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, which allowed their businesses to thrive on the island nation and gave it access to state-backed loans.