Free J. Glenn Barlow

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J. Glenn Barlow, a gay Northern California man, is in jail in American Samoa because a homophobic Mormon prosecutor falsified evidence to convict him for being gay. Mormon missionaries coerced Samoan chiefs to make gay sex illegal.

The only evidence against Barlow at his trial was coerced perjury, falsified testimony by 2 immigrants who were threatened with deportation unless they lied at Barlow's trial. 

The coercion was from the prosecutor who was on a witch hunt against Barlow because she thought he made her son gay in 2009 when her then-age-19 son lived with Barlow.

Barlow needs $100,000 to pay legal expenses for his appeals in federal court in Hawaii. The fund will pay for his lawyers, witnesses' travel expenses, an expert consultant, and court fees in 2019---2020.

Samoa is the only US territory that still forbids same-sex marriage and LGBT rights in its past Kangaroo court.

During his 7.5 yrs incarcerated, Barlow has endured 17 violent assaults by inmates , 3 attempted murders enabled by jail cops, and the loss of half of his teeth from the assaults.  He was diagnosed with PTSD due to the assaults.

The filthy 3rd world jail is riddled with rats, has no soap, no toothpaste, no toilet paper and no bedding.  He’s surrounded by broken plumbing, rusty metal and leaking roof.  These are barbaric conditions.

My most recent note from Glenn,

“At the American Samoa jail, TCF, on August 13, 2019, at 7am  -

Tuesday morningan inmate in my cellblock was stabbed in the back while showering. The foot long butcher knife cut deep, between the shoulders and close to the spine, 3 inches long. 

The assault from behind was done by a 6 and a half foot tall mentally ill Samoan who is in jail for murdering his own brother. I've been terrified of him since he was moved into our cellblock for disabled and elderly people (he is neither) 3 months ago due to an electrical wiring fire .

I've known the victim, Joe Leota, for 7 years . He's non violent, friendly and popular. He survived the attack and is hoping for no infection.

This jail is full of potentially deadly weapons: kitchen knives used to butcher meat, old rebar, machetes, pitchforks, claw hammers, screwdrivers.

Inmates do all cooking, yardwork, plumbing, and maintenance so they have unsupervised access to tools that can be used to kill. Even hands, fists and padlocks can be used.

I've been a victim of 3 attempted murders and I've witnessed bloody battles with machetes, pitchforks and fists between Samoan inmates here. The worst outcome is that the warden did not relocate the murderer from this jail to the new federally funded jail for the criminally insane. I asked him why not and he said it's not his decision.

At least 7 of the 200 inmates in TCF were convicted of murder. They wander around the jail grounds unsupervised.

20 inmates in TCF have died in jail since the year 2000.

Please help me to get out of here alive!”

Glenn Barlow wants his life back.  Your donations could help get him released from the nightmare he’s been living for the past 7.5 years.

We can do this! Please help and contribute!
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