The nation does not hold democratic elections.
Only state-controlled media is permitted.
Public protests are illegal.
Divorce is illegal.
Same-sex relationships are illegal.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Abortion is illegal.
Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
Physical contact sports are prohibited.
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.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
All recreational drugs are prohibited.
Alcohol is banned.
Gambling is illegal.
The nation is nuclear powered.
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.
Citizens are not permitted to leave.