The nation does not hold democratic elections.
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.
Abortion is illegal.
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 forbidden from owning firearms.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Universal Health Care
The state provides health care to all citizens.
Gambling is illegal.
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.
Foreigners cannot become residents.