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Valid Values is a project about the political persecution of Julian Assange.

Julian Assange is charged by the US government for publishing evidence of war crimes and human rights abuses. He is facing a 175 year sentence. This is not just an attack on journalism, it's an attack on the future of democracy.

The values of governments that start wars by lies and grant impunity for war crimes, corruption and human rights violations are evident. They disdain truth, transparency and the rule of law.
In a democracy the media are expected to monitor, investigate and report on government misconduct to give the public a balanced view. When it becomes a crime to publish truthful information in the public interest, that balance is gone.

In response to and as a result of the grave injustice done to Assange, Valid Values explores the values of people who resist this imbalance, including some of Assange's family members, close friends and supporters.

Ai Weiwei

Barbora Bukovská

Bean

Clara López Rubio

Committee to Defend Julian Assange

Cristina Godoy-Navarrete

Davide Dormino

Dr Deepa Govindarajan Driver

Diani Barreto

Edith Ballantyne

Felicity Ruby

Fidel Narváez

Gabriel Shipton

Jacob Appelbaum

Jérémie Zimmermann

John Rees

John Shipton

Juan Passarelli

Naomi Colvin

Niels Ladefoged

Nils Melzer

Sara Vivacqua

Stefania Maurizi

Suzanne Gilbert

Sylvie

Tracy Worcester

Joseph Farrell

Craig Murray

Angela Richter

Barnaby Nerberka

Renata Ávila