peking - The EU and the United States have expressed concern about China regarding the medical treatment of Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. According to the EU and US, Liu must be given the opportunity to help abroad.
Liu is treated for an advanced form of liver cancer. Monday was announced that the human rights activist sentenced to 2009 was sent to the hospital for eleven years in prison. There he is guarded since.
The EU and the US believe that Liu is entitled to treatment abroad. Or at least somewhere he chose for himself, said Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini on Friday evening. China showed that Liu was too sick to transport, CNN reported.
The human rights activist was convicted of 'incitement to state overthrow'. He had written a petition for political reform in China.