The nation does not hold democratic elections.
The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.
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.
Contraception is illegal.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
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.
The nation has abolished the court system.
Jails and prisons are not employed.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
The nation runs a space program.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.