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.
Abortion is illegal.
Vegetarianism is compulsory.
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.
Animals may not be kept in confinement.
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.
Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.
Computers are banned.
Citizens may not connect to the Internet.
All recreational drugs are prohibited.
Cars are banned.
Alcohol is banned.
The nation pursues a policy of economic self-sufficiency.
Gambling is illegal.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
Aircraft are banned.
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.