Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
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.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Citizens may have multiple spouses.
Religious worship is prohibited.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Compulsory Organ Harvesting
Citizens have no say in the medical use of their bodies after death.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Animals may not be kept in confinement.
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 has abolished the court system.
Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.
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.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.
Citizens are not permitted to leave.