Fury over concentration camp cushions and phone covers: Auschwitz Museum condemns online stores selling items featuring images of starving WWII prisoners (7 Pics)

The Auschwitz Museum has condemned two online shops for stocking cushions and iPhone cases featuring pictures of concentration camp victims.
Fine Art America was listing a 'Men Suffering from Starvation' iPhone X case for £20, while the Pixels store advertised a 'Soon To Be Exterminated Victims Arrive By Cattle Car' throw pillow for £20.
The websites do not simply host the shops for their sellers, but they take care of the printing, framing and distribution of products. 
The Auschwitz Museum tweeted yesterday: 'Yes @FineArtAmerica @shoppixels. It's probably a complicated automatic system where people are able to upload their works. 
Fine Art America was listing a 14" by 14" 'Soon To Be Exterminated Victims Arrive By Cattle Car At Auschwitz Poland Circa 1943 Throw Pillow' for $24 (£19.76)
Fine Art America was listing a 14" by 14" 'Soon To Be Exterminated Victims Arrive By Cattle Car At Auschwitz Poland Circa 1943 Throw Pillow' for $24 (£19.76)
Meanwhile a barbaric 'Men Suffering From Starvation In A Nazi Iphone X Case' was being sold for $25 (£20.59)
Meanwhile a barbaric 'Men Suffering From Starvation In A Nazi Iphone X Case' was being sold for $25 (£20.59)
Stocktrek Images, the shop which designed the Auschwitz starvation phone case, appeared to have a limited stock today but customers could still buy an iPhone case showing a German U-Boat sinking an Allied ship for £18.48
Stocktrek Images, the shop which designed the Auschwitz starvation phone case, appeared to have a limited stock today but customers could still buy an iPhone case showing a German U-Boat sinking an Allied ship for £18.48
'However, some verification could help as sometimes things go beyond just a bad taste & become disrespectful. Especially when images of victims are there.'
The phone case and cushion are no longer available but a swathe of items featuring Adolf Hitler, the Wehrmacht and the Hitler Youth still remain.
Not only is there a wide array of Third Reich items, but also for a litany of other evil regimes, including that of Joseph Stalin and Kim Jong-un.  
And these horrifying images can be replicated throughout numerous items, so customers can order the exact same images of Adolf Hitler on beach towels, yoga mats, greetings cards and pencil cases.
Adolf Hitler phone case
Hitler Youth phone case
An Adolf Hitler iPhone case (left) and a Hitler Youth propaganda poster phone case (right) 
There appears to be a large marketplace for Third Reich items, these phone cases showing (left to right) Adolf Hitler, the Waffen SS, the Wehrmacht and Hitler's declaration of war
There appears to be a large marketplace for Third Reich items, these phone cases showing (left to right) Adolf Hitler, the Waffen SS, the Wehrmacht and Hitler's declaration of war
Pixels is the parent company of Fine Art America and the items on each website appear to be interchangeable, offering the same stock at the same price. 
They help designers and artists create bespoke products from home decor to clothing. 
Fine Art America and Pixels say: 'With just a few clicks, artists and photographers can upload their images to FineArtAmerica.com, set their prices for hundreds of different print-on-demand products, and then instantly sell those products to a global audience of online, mobile, and real-world buyers.
A shower curtain featuring a portrait of Joseph Stalin can be bought for £45
A shower curtain featuring a portrait of Joseph Stalin can be bought for £45
On the 'War Is Hell Store' shoppers can order iPhone cases featuring Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin
On the 'War Is Hell Store' shoppers can order iPhone cases featuring Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin
A 'premium' yoga mat featuring a portrait of Adolf Hitler can be bought for £48
A 'premium' yoga mat featuring a portrait of Adolf Hitler can be bought for £48
'Fine Art America fulfils each order on behalf of the artists - taking care of the printing, framing, matting, packaging, shipping, collecting payments from the buyers, and sending profits to the artists.'
Both of the websites say that they are the 'world's largest art marketplace and print-on-demand technology company.'
Fury over concentration camp cushions and phone covers: Auschwitz Museum condemns online stores selling items featuring images of starving WWII prisoners (7 Pics) Fury over concentration camp cushions and phone covers: Auschwitz Museum condemns online stores selling items featuring images of starving WWII prisoners (7 Pics) Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 09:34 Rating: 5

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