The nation does not hold democratic elections.
The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.
Pledge of Allegiance
The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Compulsory Organ Harvesting
Citizens have no say in the medical use of their bodies after death.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Law & Order
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.
Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
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.