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.
Only native-born citizens may hold elected office.
Divorce is illegal.
Same-sex relationships are illegal.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
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.
Jails and prisons are not employed.
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.