The nation does not hold democratic elections.
The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.
The nation practices a feudal system of lords and serfs.
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.
Citizens may not pierce their bodies nor circumcize their children.
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.
The nation enforces a national curfew.
Jails and prisons are not employed.
Citizen DNA must be submitted to the state.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Computers are banned.
Citizens may not connect to the Internet.
Cars are banned.
Slavery is legal.
Alcohol is banned.
The nation pursues a policy of economic self-sufficiency.
Gambling is illegal.
The nation is nuclear powered.
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.