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Purpuriae
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Founded: Aug 27, 2019
Ex-Nation

Postby Purpuriae » Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:48 am

The Kingdom of Purpuria does not have a flag desecration law, or an official flag for that matter. However, the purple-gold-silver banner is used as a de facto flag and royal insignia. And while there's no punishment simply for burning it, if the burning is done as an anti-monarchist gesture, you could be executed for treason.

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Insignias
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Founded: Aug 11, 2020
Ex-Nation

Postby Insignias » Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:53 am

Death by vaporization
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Kireina
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Founded: Dec 19, 2019
Anarchy

Postby Kireina » Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:53 am

It is legal. There have been only a few cases in Kireina's whole history were a Kireinan burned the flag. You're more likely to see Kireinas flag, that mainly being its old flag, being burned abroad.
Most Kireinans would find it offensive when they see someone burning their flag, they wonder more about why the person is burning the flag or think they have a weird hobby of burning things. In short, a Kireinans thought process of seeing someone burning the flag would be "that's weird and rude, but you do you".
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Oswesch
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Founded: Oct 25, 2015
Ex-Nation

Postby Oswesch » Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:00 pm

While flag desecration is no longer a punishable offense, burning the flags and symbols of enemy nations is a traditional form of war declaration in Oswesch (being used officially as recently as 1965) so you'll probably get side-eyed at the very least.
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Naxera
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Founded: Jun 28, 2017
New York Times Democracy

Postby Naxera » Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:11 pm

Flag desecration is considered a minor delict and now is no longer punished with prison sentence, is fined monetaryly and with community service. Now, It's considered part of the freedom of speech and some groups demand it's despenalization.

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Broader Confederate States
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Founded: Nov 11, 2018
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Broader Confederate States » Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:48 pm

If it's yours, who cares? You're paying for it. Just don't burn a polyester one (if you somehow manage to find a polyester flag after the oil crisis), for the love of God, the air in the northwest contiguous is bad enough as it is. Is it going to net you any friends? Probably not unless you live in Atlanta, Nashville, Memphis, or RIchmond, but it's not like anyone can stop you from doing what you want to your own inanimate property. There is no flag code, it's a bunch of pieces of cotton stitched together.

Now, if it's someone else's and you stole and burned it without their consent, that's a no-go, but that's a no-go because you stole something from someone and destroyed it, not because it's the flag.
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Estados Vaticanos
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Founded: Dec 10, 2019
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Postby Estados Vaticanos » Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:18 pm

It is considered an act of treason and they are sentenced to hang, thanks to this penalty it has only occurred about 10 times

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Linkers Sha
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Founded: May 21, 2020
Father Knows Best State

Postby Linkers Sha » Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:22 pm

If you burn a flag in Linkers sha you will be forced to kill your whole family then kill yourself by a political officer/comisar or the secret police the execution of your family and yourself will be broadcasted live in the national TV and will be cheered by the crowd before youre beaten by them
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Emeraldbridge
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Postby Emeraldbridge » Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:23 pm

While it is allowed to be done if you have ownership of the flag, burning flags on public property or property not under your control is considered trespassing and vandalism.
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Small Calibre Automatics
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Postby Small Calibre Automatics » Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:26 am

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Kebabibabi
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Postby Kebabibabi » Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:07 pm

Illegal. Both hands will be removed from the body of any citizen who burns the flag.
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Middle Barael
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Founded: Apr 24, 2020
Left-wing Utopia

Postby Middle Barael » Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:20 pm

It is fully legal, as long as the flag is yours (meaning you can’t burn a flag on a govt building), and as long as the fire doesn’t hurt or damage anyone/anything.

Protests in Middle Barael are usually very peaceful, and so nothing is burned usually (including flags), although whenever protests boil over into riots or mobs, people will surely be burning flags on the street.

Political demonstrations, as opposed to protests or riots, do often include flag burnings, especially Extinction Rebellion demonstrations or Racial Justice demonstrations. These are almost always peaceful, and usually revolve around civil disobedience or “making a show”, including stunts such as glueing/chaining themselves to government buildings and performing plays/demonstrations in the streets to achieve recognition.

Burning flags that belong to others, including flags in government buildings, is punished by a medium fine, as well as having to reimburse the person/government for the flag. Serial other-people’s-flag-burners can be punished with up to 2 months in a low-security prison.
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PMANK Korea
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Founded: Aug 12, 2020
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Postby PMANK Korea » Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:49 pm

As per Article 105 of the ROK Criminal Act, desecration of the flag of the Republic of Korea is punishable by imprisonment of up to five years, disfranchisement of up to ten years, or a fine of up to 7 million won.
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Crabaiaia
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Is burning your National Flag illegal in your NS

Postby Crabaiaia » Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:19 am

Legal for Educational Reasons like explaining the History of the Country

Illegal for Political Reasons, penalty depends on how burnt up the flag is, if below 25% of the flag is burnt a fine of CQ500, if below 50% a CQ1000 Fine and 1 month in prison. 75%? CQ2000, 2 month prison sentence, and 10 weeks in Community Service, 99%? Your entire annual salary, 1 year in prison, and 40 weeks in Community Service, The entire flag is burnt? Your 2 year salary, 4 years in prison, 69 or 420 weeks in Community Service (69 for tourists, 420 for permanent residents and citizens). That is up to 8 years in Community Service.
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Cokoland
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Founded: Jul 09, 2020
Liberal Democratic Socialists

Postby Cokoland » Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:22 am

You know your nation is a hell hole when people start burning its flag
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Seolsan
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Founded: Aug 12, 2020
Ex-Nation

Postby Seolsan » Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:30 am

The Republic of Seolsan does not allow flag desecration and is punishable by law (a fine will be imposed).
Moreover, due to Seolsanian laws, the material used to create the flag has been made to be fire-retardant.
Burning our national flag will be very dificult.

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Pygania
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Founded: Mar 05, 2018
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Pygania » Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:07 pm

The burning of flags of enemy nations is not discouraged in anyway outside of it being looked down upon to start fires in public. Since the Nationalist Party came to power in 1990 it has been illegal to burn or deface a Pyganian flag. It is a crime punishable by a one-week jail term. Since flag-burners are looked down upon by society and especially the police force, they are routinely beaten when found to be in commission of the crime, with their week-long jail sentence serving as an opportunity for them to heal up.

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New Jeromia
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Founded: Oct 16, 2019
Left-Leaning College State

Postby New Jeromia » Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:13 pm

There is no prosecution for flag burning as long as it’s your flag. This falls under the category of peaceful protest and free speech, and is thus protected by law.

With these protections, flag burning is still quite rare as most people are satisfied with the government.
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Joija
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Founded: Jun 06, 2017
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Joija » Sat Aug 15, 2020 3:18 am

Honestly, there's no law against it. Do what you will, it is your life. However, don't come crying to us when you get mobbed by angry Joijans.
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East Wolven
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Founded: Aug 12, 2020
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Postby East Wolven » Sat Aug 15, 2020 5:15 am

People rarely even identify with the national flag, which was only created in 1447 by combining elements from the constituents' flags. People generally fly the banner of whatever country speaks the same language they do. So if someone burned the national flag, it wouldn't be seen as a huge deal.
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Greater Kamilistan
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Founded: Jun 29, 2020
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Postby Greater Kamilistan » Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:10 am

There is no law or rules or punishment about burning the national flag of Kamilistan , see , its protected under the Freedom Legislature of Freedom of Expressions , and Freedom of Speech. Burn it you like but dont come fore me for protection from those angry Kamilistani's
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Peiyang China
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Founded: Aug 14, 2020
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Postby Peiyang China » Sat Aug 15, 2020 3:20 pm

The burning of the flag is considered vandalism in China, and is not protected under freedom of expression, speech, and assembly. It's punishable by a maximum of five years in prison and the minimum of a 250 yuan fine.
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The Third Duloch
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Postby The Third Duloch » Sat Aug 15, 2020 5:36 pm

Completely illegal. If you burn the Dulochian Imperial Flag, we will burn you.
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Nickodia
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Founded: Aug 08, 2018
Ex-Nation

Postby Nickodia » Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:09 pm

Same in Nickodia. You will be killed in a painful process where you will be burned mildly for a day until you die.
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Union of Rossiya
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Union of Rossiya » Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:13 pm

Completely legal if it's your own property. Obviously burning someone else's flag would be criminal damage/vandalism/destruction of property/arson.
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