Doloz (Language: Country [IPA]), officially the Republic of Doloz, is a country located in central-to-south Baredina.
The government of Doloz claims themselves to be democratic; however, there are no free elections, and the National Party of Doloz has been the only ruling party since the creation of the republic government. Criticisms about the National Party of Doloz can result one be punished with indefinite imprisonment in the name of "national security".
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Due to its relatively low cost for medical services compared to surrounding countries, Doloz has become a popular destination for medical tourism in South Baredina; however, there are accusations that the government of Doloz execute prisoner of conscience by procuring their organs for transplant to recipients. The government of Doloz has long denied all accusations of forced organ procurement. However, the failure of Doloz authorities to effectively address or refute the charges by evidence has drawn attention and public condemnation from other governments, human rights groups and medical societies. The parliaments of Notzel has adopted resolutions condemning the forced organ procurement from prisoners of conscience.
Gennism is the official religion in Doloz, it was the religion of the royal family before becoming a republic; however Gennism is only practiced by a minority of people in Doloz. Most people in Doloz adhere to Qurosism, and Qurosism is the most important religion in Doloz.
While the constitution of Doloz guarantees freedom of religion, whether the freedom of religion in Doloz is actually guaranteed is questionable. Some religions, including Egerism from Notzel, are banned in Doloz, and some religion groups have faced the accusation of being a "cult".
Doloz has a booming popular culture. There's an emerging industry of the production of animation, comics, video games and pop music in Doloz; however, critics think the government of Doloz use popular culture as a bait to divert people from serious political issues, and creations containing dissidant contents often get banned; besides, as some art styles are strongly influenced by those found in foreign countries, there are people mocking Doloz as the "land of wannabes".
Cuteness is a prominent feature in modern art of Doloz, and the art style shows substantial influence from some foreign countries. The use of cuteness is widespread, even in erotic arts; however, due to the totalitarian tendency of the Nationalist Party government of Doloz, people who like similar styles have gained notoriety as being "supporters of totalitarianism and oppression" besides being "degenerates" that are "backward" and "weird" and "refuse to grow up".