Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Auschwitz was the largest of the Nazi concentration camps Amazon has withdrawn a range of “Christmas ornaments” displaying images of a former concentration camp that sellers had posted on its website. The move followed a tweet from Poland’s Auschwitz Memorial calling on the retailer to remove the “disturbing and…

The barbed wire and buildings at the former Auschwitz concentration camp

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Auschwitz turned into as soon as the largest of the Nazi focus camps

Amazon has withdrawn a fluctuate of “Christmas adorns” exhibiting photography of a extinct focus camp that sellers had posted on its web pages.

The transfer followed a tweet from Poland’s Auschwitz Memorial calling on the retailer to raise away the “tense and disrespectful” merchandise.

It included Christmas tree decorations, a bottle opener and a mouse-pad.

All displayed scenes from the Nazi loss of life camp where mass killing turned into as soon as performed in World Warfare Two.

The Christmas merchandise featured photography from Auschwitz at the side of the railway line resulting in its nasty gates, the barbed wire fences and the buildings where it housed victims – mainly Jews.

The memorial and museum later posted an update to stammer the items had been removed and thanked social media users for their “exercise and response” after the post attracted thousands of retweets.

However later Auschwitz Memorial posted all but again to stammer “sadly, or no longer it is no longer over but”.

It said it had found a “tense online product” from one other vendor – a computer mouse-pad bearing the image of a freight practice ancient for deporting people to the focus camps.

Amazon said the “merchandise in search info from possess been removed”.

“All sellers must note our selling pointers and people that create no longer will be arena to motion, at the side of doable doing away with of their account,” the corporate added.

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