The nation does not hold democratic elections.
The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.
The nation practices a feudal system of lords and serfs.
Pledge of Allegiance
The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
Citizens are not permitted to leave.