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.
Abortion is illegal.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
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.
Citizens may not connect to the Internet.
All recreational drugs are prohibited.
Alcohol is banned.
Gambling is illegal.
No Video Games
Computer games are banned.
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.
Citizens are not permitted to leave.