The nation does not hold democratic elections.
Worship of the official state religion is mandatory.
The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.
The nation practices a feudal system of lords and serfs.
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.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
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.
The nation enforces a national curfew.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.
Slavery is legal.
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.
Foreigners cannot become residents.