The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in Poland went on Twitter to condemn the online retailer. Amazon \ halted the sale of the decorations, a mouse pad and a bottle opener.
This is not the only Auschwitz related incident of questionable judgement. Earlier in December the New York Post reported that the International Skating Union included “an outfit made of Auschwitz uniforms worn by a Russian skater among a “best costume” list — then, after a public outcry, removed it and said it was included by mistake.” He was skating while to the theme from “Schindler’s List” during a free skate routine in November.
And then there was the 2007 faux pas (insensitive) design from Zara.