The nation does not hold democratic elections.
Only state-controlled media is permitted.
Abortion is illegal.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
Religious sacrifice of human beings is legal.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.
Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.
Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.
Computers are banned.
Citizens may not connect to the Internet.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
Cars are banned.
The nation pursues a policy of economic self-sufficiency.
No Video Games
Computer games are banned.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
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.