Worship of the official state religion is mandatory.
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
Only state-controlled media is permitted.
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.
Divorce is illegal.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
Physical contact sports are prohibited.
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.
Citizens are administered an under-the-skin ID chip.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Organizations are required to meet demographic quotas.
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.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.