Inside the Controversial Shincheonji Church

Experts estimate there are 2 million South Koreans who are followers of fringe churches, but the exact figures are unknown. Shincheonji has allegedly become one of the most dominant fringe christian groups in recent years. Currently, it is estimated that there are over 250,000 Shincheonji Church followers within South Korea and internationally.

Former members of Shincheonji speak with VICE World News and tell us why it’s so difficult to leave the church.

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