The nation does not hold democratic elections.
Worship of the official state religion is mandatory.
The nation practices a feudal system of lords and serfs.
Only state-controlled media is permitted.
Pledge of Allegiance
The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.
Divorce is illegal.
Same-sex relationships are illegal.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.
Citizens may not pierce their bodies nor circumcize their children.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
The nation enforces a national curfew.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Slavery is legal.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.
Foreigners cannot become residents.
Citizens are not permitted to leave.