eBay apologises for putting up Holocaust memorabilia on sale

Last Updated: Monday, November 4, 2013 - 14:13

Washington: eBay has reportedly apologized for putting up Holocaust memorabilia, including the clothes of concentration camp victims, for sale on its site.

A UK newspaper had claimed that the items on sale included shoes and a suitcase from concentration camp prisoners, Star of David armbands that Jews were forced to wear and the alleged uniform of a Polish baker who died in Auschwitz, CBS News reports.

According to the report, the online auction site has said that it had removed 30 items from the site and donated 40,000 dollars to a suitable charity .
eBay in its statement said that it doesn`t allow listings of this nature, and dedicate thousands of staff to policing its site and use the latest technology to detect items that shouldn`t be for sale after apologizing for the incidence.

ANI

First Published: Monday, November 4, 2013 - 14:13

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