“Man i waithtir nin tiruva?”
|Category: New York Times Democracy|
Regional Influence: Contender
Worship of the official state religion is mandatory.
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
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.
Universal Health Care
The state provides health care to all citizens.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
Foreigners cannot become residents.