On Amazon selling Christmas decorations with the image of Auschwitz: the scandal…

На Amazon продавали новогодние украшения с изображением концлагеря Освенцим: разгорелся скандал...

The Polish Museum created at the former concentration camp in Auschwitz (Auschwitz-Birkenau), condemned the sale in the online store Amazon products depicting the infamous death camp. According to the New York Times, buyers are offered floor mats for a computer mouse, bottle opener, Christmas tree and Christmas decorations with images of Auschwitz. The products were shown the barracks, the barbed-wire fence, wagons, in which were brought the prisoners. The post Museum had a great response online. Users were extremely indignant.

After the outbreak of the scandal, Amazon has removed from sale of these items that offend the memory of millions who died in Nazi concentration camps. The online store noted that pre-Christmas period, when increase in trade is not always possible to check all ads for compliance to standards.

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