The nation does not hold democratic elections.
Only state-controlled media is permitted.
Pledge of Allegiance
The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.
Same-sex relationships are illegal.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Contraception is illegal.
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.
The nation enforces a national curfew.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Universal Health Care
The state provides health care to all citizens.
The nation pursues a policy of economic self-sufficiency.
Aircraft are banned.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
Foreigners cannot become residents.