The nation does not hold democratic elections.
Only state-controlled media is permitted.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Religious worship is prohibited.
Abortion is illegal.
Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
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.
Jails and prisons are not employed.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
Foreigners cannot become residents.