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An online store has come under a of criticism for selling items with of Auschwitz-Birkenau - the Nazi German concentration camp. The website Redbubble has apologized for selling skirts, , bags and other products that had photos of Auschwitz printed on . The Auschwitz Memorial Museum tweeted that the were "disturbing and disrespectful". It asked: "Do you really think that selling products as pillows, mini skirts or tote bags with the images of Auschwitz - a of enormous human where over 1.1 million people were murdered - is ?" Redbubble quickly responded and said it was taking "immediate to remove" the items.

It is estimated that at 1.3 million people were sent to and incarcerated in the concentration camp in German-occupied Poland during World War II. Over 90 per cent of were Jews. The Nazis murdered 1.1 million of the between 1940-45. Poles, Romani, Russian prisoners of and others were also killed. Most of the 1.1 million died in the chambers. Others died of , hard labor and disease. Redbubble said it, "takes a strong against racism and violence, including the committed in Nazi concentration camps". A Twitter user wrote: "How very disrespectful to the of those murdered by the Nazis and the pain of their ."

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