The nation does not hold democratic elections.
The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.
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.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Contraception is illegal.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Compulsory Organ Harvesting
Citizens have no say in the medical use of their bodies after death.
Citizens must acquire a license in order to have 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.
The nation has abolished the court system.
Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.
The nation enforces a national curfew.
Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
Slavery is legal.
Alcohol is banned.
The nation runs a space program.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
Foreigners cannot become residents.
Citizens are not permitted to leave.