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.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
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.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
New mothers receive paid leave from employment.
All recreational drugs are prohibited.
Alcohol is banned.
Organizations are required to meet demographic quotas.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
Foreigners cannot become residents.