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.
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.
Contraception is illegal.
Compulsory Organ Harvesting
Citizens have no say in the medical use of their bodies after death.
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.
Religious sacrifice of human beings is legal.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Slavery is legal.
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.