Amazon called out for selling Auschwitz-themed Christmas items

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The Christmas items feature images of the Auschwitz concentration camp, where more than one million people were killed during the Holocaust.
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News video: Amazon’s Auschwitz-themed Xmas products got back-lashed hard

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Amazon ‘accidentally’ put Auschwitz-themed Christmas ornaments on the shelf and now they have to urgently pull them off. The reason is obvious.

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