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.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Contraception is illegal.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
Religious sacrifice of human beings is legal.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
The nation has abolished the court system.
Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.
The nation enforces a national curfew.
Jails and prisons are not employed.
Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.
Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.
Computers are banned.
Citizens may not connect to the Internet.
Cars are banned.
Alcohol is banned.
The nation pursues a policy of economic self-sufficiency.
Gambling is illegal.
Aircraft are banned.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
Foreigners cannot become residents.
Citizens are not permitted to leave.