The nation does not hold democratic elections.
Worship of the official state religion is mandatory.
Only state-controlled media is permitted.
Public protests are illegal.
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.
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.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Citizens may not connect to the Internet.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
Foreigners cannot become residents.
Citizens are not permitted to leave.