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.
Same-sex relationships are illegal.
Contraception is illegal.
Citizens may not pierce their bodies nor circumcize their children.
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.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.
Jails and prisons are not employed.
Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.
Citizens may not connect to the Internet.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
Cars are banned.
Slavery is legal.
Gambling is illegal.
No Video Games
Computer games are banned.
The nation runs a space program.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
Citizens are not permitted to leave.