Auschwitz is a network of concentration camps built by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland. An estimated 1.1 million of the 1.3 million sent to Auschwitz died there. 90% of Auschwitz victims were Jewish. One in six Jews killed in the Holocaust died in Auschwitz camps. Other victims included prisoners of war, Poles, Romani, Sinti, Jehovah's Witnesses and homosexuals. After WWII, it was turned into a memorial to the victims of Nazism.

Amazon pulls Auschwitz 'Christmas ornaments' after protest

Bottle openers, mouse pads were for sale

Amazon said in a statement that “all sellers must follow our selling guidelines” and that those who do not will be removed.

The move comes after the Auschwitz-Birkenau state museum on Sunday appealed to Amazon to remove the merchandise, which also included an Auschwitz bottle opener and a Birkenau “massacre” mouse pad.

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It said that, “Selling ‘Christmas ornaments’ with images of Auschwitz does not seem appropriate. Auschwitz on a bottle opener is rather disturbing and disrespectful.”

Many others on Twitter voiced outrage.

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On Monday, the state memorial said it was still calling on another online outlet, Wish Shopping, to stop selling the products.

Nazi Germany killed 1.1 million people at the death camp, most of them Jews, during its occupation of Poland during World War II.

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