Now praying gets 7 Christians arrested

Isa 5:20 Woe1945 unto them that call559 evil7451 good,2896 and good2896 evil;7451 that put7760 darkness2822 for light,216 and light216 for darkness;2822 that put7760 bitter4751 for sweet,4966 and sweet4966 for bitter!4751
Is this happening in America? South Africa is new in this democracy stuff and our constitution is similar to America's bill of rights. To find out that a person can be arrested for praying, is disturbing and sad.